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#CABBill2019 : Indigo, Vistara, Air India Cancel Flights As Assam Simmers

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As widespread protests across Assam against the Citizenship (Amendment) Bill, several airlines have cancelled flights to various places .

According to PTI report, IndiGo, Vistara, Air India, SpiceJet are among the carriers that have cancelled their flights, while GoAir and AirAsia India announced waiving date change fee.

A few Guwahati and Dibrugarh-bound flights have been cancelled on Thursday, an IndiGo spokesperson said in a statement.

‘We are operating relief flights at capped fares for passengers who are currently at these locations,’ the statement said.

The budget airline has waived rescheduling/cancellation for passengers travelling to and from Guwahati, Dibrugarh and Jorhat till December 13.

In a tweet, full service carrier Vistara said it has cancelled flights ‘as per government advice due to current disturbances in Assam’.

‘Flights UK725 (IXB-DIB) and UK726 (DIB-IXB) are cancelled for today. We are offering free change/ cancellation to Guwahati and Dibrugarh flights through Sunday, December 15,’ it said.

An Air India spokesperson said that only its flights between Kolkata and Dibrugarh have been cancelled.

‘GoAir is offering waiver on date change fees/rescheduling of tickets for travel to and from Guwahati till Dec 13,’ the Mumbai-based budget carrier said in a statement.

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