Two of the three daily Dubai flights from here are diverted to Sharjah from May 1 to July 20 as Dubai airport is partially closed for runway maintenance.

On Sundays, Air India Express flight IX 387 will operate from Mangalore to Sharjah with the departure time being 2 p.m. IX 388 from Sharjah to Mangalore will arrive at 10.15 p.m., said Nagesh Shetty, Station Manager, Air India, Mangalore. The flight IX 813/814 of the Air India Express will not operate to Dubai. Instead it will operate as flight IX 823/824 to Sharjah. Jet Airways flight 9W 532 will not operate its daily flight to Dubai. Instead, it will operate the same flight to Sharjah with no change in the timings. The flight will depart at 11.05 p.m. and arrive at 7.35 a.m..

In the domestic sector, on Mondays and Fridays, IX 802 will fly from Mangalore to Mumbai at 8 p.m. IX 208 from Mumbai will arrive at 7.35 a.m. on Tuesdays and Saturdays.

Dubai airport is partially closed for runway maintenance from May 1 to July 20