Go First cancels flights through May 26, 2023

On May 2, 2023, Go First cancelled flights for three days and declared they had voluntarily filed an insolvency petition with the NCLT, the bankruptcy court in India. On May 10, their petition was accepted, and now the airline has asked people to lodge a claim if Go First owes them money.

Go First extends the cancellation of flights through May 26, 2023

While Go First had initially cancelled flights on May 3-4-5, 2023, there have been rolling cancellations since then while the airline finds the resources for a restart. Now, there is a further cancellation through May 26, 2023. As per a notice on the Go First website,

We regret to inform that due to operational reasons, Go First flights scheduled till 26th May 2023 have been cancelled. We apologise for the inconvenience caused by the flight cancellations.

A full refund will be issued to the original mode of payment shortly.

We acknowledge the flight cancellations might have disrupted your travel plans and we are committed to providing all the assistance we can.

As you are aware, the company has filed an application for immediate resolution and revival of operations. We will be able to resume bookings shortly.

We thank you for your patience.

Here is how it shows up on the Go First social media.

In the meantime, flight bookings at the airline continue to stay paused for the moment as well.


While Go First figures out how to restart operations and their aircraft stay in limbo due to lessors wanting them back but a moratorium being imposed post facto, Go First has again cancelled flights for the time being, and no flights will operate at least till May 26, 2023. Readers are advised to look at other airlines for their travel.

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