On the eve of Eid al-Fitr, officials at Maharana Pratap Airport in Dabok, Udaipur, abruptly closed the airport without prior notice to passengers. As a result, according to flight tracking service FlightRadar24, all incoming and outgoing flights to and from Udaipur have been cancelled. The airport was closed due to runway maintenance due to the rapid rise in temperature in the city and elsewhere, according to airport officials. While officials initially stated that the airport would be temporarily closed until repair work was completed, they later revealed that the airport would be closed for the whole day. Passengers were instructed to return to the airport, resulting in mayhem. Many travellers who arrived at the airport for their planned flights in the morning were instructed to return. Flights to and from Delhi, Mumbai, and Jodhpur were planned to be operated by several airlines, including TruJet, Vistara, and IndiGo. According to a local newspaper, the delay is just temporary, and authorities have stated that the runway would be operational from 1 p.m. onwards. However, around 8:15 a.m., a message was broadcast stating that the airport would be closed for the day and that all flights would be cancelled. "Our first aim is to ensure safe aeroplane operations. The runway at Udaipur Airport will remain blocked today due to safety concerns (3rd May, 2022). It is regretful that the inconvenience has occurred "according to the Airport's official statement.