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Air India, IndiGo Waive Cancellation And Rescheduling Charges For Colombo Trips In Wake Of Sri Lanka Blasts

Written By Daamini Sharma | Mumbai | Published:

Air India and IndiGo have announced a total waiver of cancellation and rescheduling charges for passengers flying to and from Colombo till April 24 after deadly attacks in Sri Lanka left 207 dead and over 450 injured.

"In view of the situation in #Srilanka #AirIndia has waived off all charges for rescheduling/cancellation of bookings on its flts to/from Colombo for travel till April 24, 2019," the national carrier said in a tweet. It further requested the passengers to report "well in advance" to clear security at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo. Take a look:

Meanwhile, IndiGo tweeted: "In light of the recent events in Colombo, we are providing full fee waiver on rescheduling/cancellation for all flights to/from Colombo for travel scheduled till April 24, 2019. Our prayers are with the affected."

Read: PM Narendra Modi Condemns Sri Lanka Blasts, Extends Solidarity And Prayers To Families Of Victims

According to Sri Lankan police, there were multiple blasts on Easter Sunday. Altogether eight explosions have ripped through the country, with six blasts hitting in the morning and two in the afternoon. A curfew has been imposed until 6 a.m. on Monday.

'A total of 32 foreigners from Belgium, China, India the US and UK were reported killed in the explosions in Colombo', informed Chairman of Sri Lanka Tourism.

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