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Chennai airport to resume operations tomorrow: AAI

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The domestic passenger flights will resume from Chennai airport from 6.00 am from tomorrow, AAI Executive Director JP Alex said on Saturday. Decision on night operations will be taken tomorrow.

Airports Authority of India (AAI) has been monitoring the situation to take a decision on resuming normal operations. In the wake of heavy rains and flooding of the runway and nearby operational areas, AAI had closed the airport for normal operations on December 2 till December 6.

Limited operations of ferry flights from the airport began today and Air India operated as many as four such flights. Air India said special operations to Hyderabad and Port Blair were carried out yesterday and today. “Four aircraft that were held up at Chennai airport have left. Two aircraft have gone to Mumbai, one each to Hyderabad Port Blair,” Air India the statement said.