Mumbai flights running on time

November 27th, 2008 - 11:01 am ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Nov 27 (IANS) Domestic and international flights in and out of Mumbai were operating normally Thursday, airport officials said here as the city woke up to its worst terrorist attack that saw at least 87 people being killed as armed men targeted seven places including the Taj and Oberoi hotels. Air India spokesperson Jitendra Bhargava added that security had been tightened in and around the airport and that all flights were running on time.

Jet Airways asked all its staff to report for duty in the morning itself, even if they were supposed to get to work in the evening.

“Everyone has to report in the morning. Contingency plans have been put in force at the Mumbai airport,” said a Jet official, adding that specialised security forces had taken over the entire airport.

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