Sunday, July 16, 2017

4-hour flight delay leads to ruckus

Ahmedabad: Passengers created ruckus at Sardar created ruckus at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) Airport as a Mumbai-bound flight of SpiceJet got delayed by around four hours. As passengers were not briefed about the reasons behind the delay, they became angry and gheraoed SpiceJet officials at the airport. A SpiceJet spokesperson later extended an apology for the delay.
The flight was scheduled to take off at 10.20pm on Friday but finally left for Mumbai from the city airport at 2am on Saturday. Around 50 passengers were also seen arguing with a SpiceJet official as the airline did not give any reason for the delay.
Sources at the airport said, "Due to the delay of its Mumbai-bound flight, the SpiceJet flight to Pune also got delayed on Saturday.The Pune-bound flight was scheduled at 6.45am on Saturday but it finally took off at around 8am."
16/07/17 Times of India