Delhi, August 14: On the occasion of Independence Day on Saturday, as per the notice to airmen (NOTAM) has been issued for Delhi International Airport (IGI) for chartered (non-scheduled) flights, no transit flight will be allowed to land between 6:00 am-10:00 am and 4:00 pm-7:00 pm on August 15. Scheduled flights will, however, continue to operate as per schedule.
There would be no impact on IAF, BSF, Army helicopter. The state-owned Aircraft/Helicopter can fly with Governor/Chief Minister of the state. Delhi Police Issue Traffic Advisory For August 15; Here is The Complete List of Roads to be Closed on Saturday.
No Transit Flight Allowed to Land at Delhi Airport During These Timings:
As per notice to airmen (NOTAM) issued for Delhi International Airport (IGI) for chartered (non-scheduled) flights, no transit flight allowed to land between 6:00am-10:00am and 4:00pm-7:00 pm on Independence Day, 15th August. Scheduled flights to operate as per schedule.
— ANI (@ANI) August 14, 2020
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President Ram Nath Kovind will address the nation on the eve of 74th Independence Day. The address will be broadcast from 07:00 pm onwards on the entire national network of All India Radio (AIR) and overall Doordarshan channels in Hindi, followed by the English version, it said.
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