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Sri Lanka serial blasts: IndiGo, Air India waive off cancellation, rescheduling charges for Colombo tickets till April 24

Multiple explosions on Easter Sunday claimed the lives of 290 people across Sri Lanka. More than 500 have been reported injured in the blasts. 

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New Delhi Published on: April 22, 2019 10:29 IST
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IndiGo, Air India waive off cancellation, rescheduling charges for Colombo tickets

Air India and IndiGo have announced a total waiver of ticket cancellation and rescheduling charges for passengers flying to and from Colombo till April 24. The move comes in the wake of serial blasts in Sri Lanka, which claimed 290 lives on Easter Sunday. 

Air India made the announcement through Twitter, where it said, "In view of the situation in Srilanka Air India has waived off all charges for rescheduling/cancellation of bookings on its flts to/from Colombo for travel till April 24, 2019."

It further requested the passengers to report "well in advance" to clear security at the Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo.

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The announcement on waving off ticket cancellation and rescheduling charges by IndiGo was also made on Twitter.

"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."

Multiple explosions on Easter Sunday claimed the lives of 290 people across Sri Lanka. More than 500 have been reported injured in the blasts. 

A total of 8 explosions ripped through the country, with six blasts hitting in the morning and two in the afternoon. A curfew was imposed until 6 a.m. on Monday.

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