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12 November 2017, 02:23 | Jan Cross
United suspends flights to smog-filled Delhi Breathing in Delhi air equivalent to smoking 44 cigarettes a day
United issued a travel waiver on Thursday under which customers travelling to Delhi between 9 and 13 November could book a comparable ticket leaving on or before 18 November at no additional cost. The carrier operates flights from Newark to Delhi and Mumbai."Due to air quality concerns in Delhi, India, we anticipate possible delays and cancellations throughout the weekend , As Reported By Hindustan Times".
With pollution levels in Delhi still at "severe" for the fifth day in a row, United Airlines today temporarily suspended its flights from Newark to Delhi.
A travel advisory on United's website said the suspension was in effect through Monday. "We are monitoring advisories as the region remains under a public health emergency and are coordinating with respective government agencies", United Airlines spokesperson said.
Passengers will be given vouchers to switch flights, or given assistance in flying with a different airline.
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The "foreign travel advice" section of the United Kingdom government's website, gov.uk, says, "Severe air pollution is a major hazard to public health in Delhi, and a serious concern in many Indian cities".
The city's air quality worsened ahead of winter as cooler air traps pollutants near the ground, preventing them from dispersing into the atmosphere.
Exacerbating the problem are farmers from nearby regions who are illegally burning their crop fields, with the resulting smoke winding its way into and settling within the capital.
Delhi's air consistently ranks among the worst in the world. Weather related issues are usually on top of the list, but even there, cancellations are mostly attributed to freak storms, rain, and wind. More than 6,000 schools have been closed, construction plans are on hold and driving is restricted until levels go lower. "Closing down all offices".
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