Flights in and out of Mumbai airport will be seriously affected over the next two months as the main runway has been shut for upgrading radars and other operational equipment...your views ?
I will travel from Heathrow to Delhi to Goa instead of Heathrow/Mumbai/Goa. It is high time they operate direct flights from London to Goa and back. For the time being, there are no direct flights on this route except chartered flights from Gatwick to Goa and back.
Mumbai airport authorities say the situation is unavoidable and all stakeholders, including aviation regulator DGCA, are taken into confidence prior to the commencement of the work.
"This is something which is unavoidable. But we have informed all the stakeholders and have also taken all the factors into consideration and chosen the best time of the year to keep the risks to the minimum," an airport official said.