Since the Republic day is due in few weeks, all the arrangements for the ceremony and functions are happening in a full fledged manner. Rehearsals for all the Cultural and Acrobatic programs have already began.
The Government has blocked permission for the commercial flights to fly over the Delhi airspace from 18th to the 26th of January as the rehearsals for the parades are set to begin from January 18th.
An estimation of around 1,000 domestic and international flights will be cancelled or rescheduled due to this airspace restrictions, from Indira Gandhi International (IGI). And the air space will remain closed for about two hours every over a week, starting from 10.35 am to 12.15 pm.