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Mumbai Airport to operate all flights from Terminal 2

Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport (CSMIA) has announced that it will re-consolidate all domestic passengers flights operating at Terminal 1 to Terminal 2.

Mumbai Airport’s Terminal 1 was closed due to the pandemic and when the domestic flight operations began in India after the lockdown on 25th May 2020, the terminal was not reopened as it did not justify to operate both terminals while the passenger numbers remained down.

However, on 10th March, Terminal 1 had resumed operations with 102 flights from Star Air, GoAir, Air Asia India, Trujet and some flights of Indigo.

All flights under one roof

Starting 21st April 2021, CSMIA will operate all international and domestic flights through Terminal 2. The decision has been taken taking into account that passenger numbers will remain low as India is currently battling its worst wave of COVID-19 since the pandemic began.

While Vistara, Air India, SpiceJet and Indigo (partially) already operate flights out of Terminal 2, Air Asia India, GoAir, Star Air and Trujet and Indigo (partially) will be affected by this decision.

Note that Indigo has already moved all of its operations to Terminal 2 of CSMIA effective today (15th April 2021).

Air Asia and Star Air posted:

The airport in an official release said:

During these challenging times, CSMIA has been working closely with its stakeholders and relevant regulatory and government bodies to curb the spread of the virus. The airport is strictly adhering to all guidelines laid down by the Ministry of Civil Aviation as well as the Government of Maharashtra

Passengers travelling On Air Asia India, GoAir, Star Air, Trujet and Indigo from Mumbai are advised to contact the respective airline regarding further queries.

Meanwhile, Government of Mumbai recently announced that fully vaccinated passengers will not need to quarantine upon arriving in Mumbai.

Featured image by Mumbai Airport

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