Wednesday, August 02, 2017

Angered over four-hour delay, SpiceJet passengers heckle crew

New Delhi: Inordinate delay of a SpiceJet flight SG 143 resulted in a face-off between passengers and the airline crew on Tuesday. Scores of passengers including children and elderly were made to sit inside the flight for hours, claims passengers.
The crew allegedly could not provide any reason for the delay.
The flight was scheduled to take off at 8.55 pm but got delayed to 9.15 pm and then by another 15 minutes. The face-off between the passengers and the crew ensued after the flight failed to depart even after the said timing. The flight finally took off at 12.25 am.
According to sources, a different aircraft flew the passengers to Bengaluru. SpiceJet, however, has not responded so far.
02/08/17 Anindya Banerjee/India Today