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India orders airlines to ground planes as coronavirus spreads

Latest move to further hurt already struggling carriers

The order will bring the domestic aviation sector to a halt as the government steps up efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.   © Reuters

MUMBAI (NewsRise) -- The Indian government ordered the country's airlines including IndiGo owned by InterGlobe Aviation to ground their planes, bringing the domestic aviation sector to a halt as authorities step up efforts to contain the spread of the novel coronavirus.

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