12
FEB
2018

Smog pollution: Over 66% of flights cancelled in December due to bad weather

A total of 66.8% of flights were cancelled in December, reason being bad weather.

The month of December began with some unpredictable weather patterns. Storm and rain were witnessed along the west coast of India on account of Cyclone Ockhi.

India also witnessed a rise in the smog pollution during the month of December. This may have led to higher flight cancellations during the month, a report by DGCA pointed out on Tuesday.

In the midst of tourist and festive season domestic airlines carried 1.12 crore passengers.

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Source: Travel News