This vacation next occurs in 175 Days. "Keeping in consideration the capacity constraints and to minimise inconvenience to the passengers, Airports Authority of India-Air Navigation Services, several major airlines and DIAL have consulted on various options and jointly agreed that the best and safest course of action is to cancel domestic flights scheduled during the NOTAM period.
Capex plans to the tune of Rs 65,000 crore (US$ 10.08 billion) have been finalised by the Airports Authority of India (Rs 17,500 crore (US$ 27.13 billion) for the next five years) and around Rs 22,000 crore (US$ 3.41 billion) for brownfield expansion in Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad and Bengaluru by private operators and around Rs 21,000 crore (US$ 32.55 billion) for green field airports.
26 January is the Republic Day of India which commemorates the date on which the Constitution of India came into force, replacing the British Government of India Act 1935 (26 January 1950), noting that India achieved Independence from Britain on 15 August 1947.
However, keeping into consideration the capacity constraints and to minimise inconvenience to passengers, AAI, several major airlines and DIAL consulted on various options and jointly agreed that the best and safest course of action is to cancel domestic flights during NOTAM period.
But since he was unwell, he couldn't travel on December 13 and we were forced to rebook him on another flight on December 15, as Jet Airways demanded an exorbitant penalty to change the Mumbai-Delhi ticket to a later date." All of Justice Bhandari's tickets (Amsterdam-Mumbai; and Mumbai-Delhi-Amsterdam) were booked under a single PNR.
Currently, the Indira Gandhi International Airport handles almost 1,100 flights daily, which coud mean that duriing these nine days leading upto the republic day speech for kids there could be a reduction of almost 10% in flights which could push up the fares of the remaining flights due to increase in the demand.
According to people familiar with the matter, this year's notice from the Airport Authority of India to the airlines (the so-called Notice to Airmen) says that the airspace over Delhi will be closed between 10.35 am and 12.15 pm, and between January 18 and January 26.
Contingents of the three border guarding forces of the country-the Indo-Tibetan Border Police, Sashastra Seema Bal and the Border Security Force - will march down Rajpath on January 26, two years after they were taken out from the Republic Day celebrations.