Thursday, October 19, 2017

AT Dubai Airport, luggage of 24 passengers offloaded from flight due to overweight

Chandigarh: Luggage belonging to at least 24 passengers had to be offloaded from an Indigo flight Monday due to overweight issues in the aircraft at the Dubai airport, officials said. The luggage has been sent to the address of the passengers. According to Indigo airline officials in Chandigarh, they had reports of 24 such PNR’s where the luggage was offloaded from the airline at the airport on Monday morning.
“There has to be to complete balance of fueling and the luggage load in the aircraft. Due to overloading and overweight some of the luggage was then taken off from the aircraft,” said an official. Sources said that the passenger were informed about the problem before the aircraft took-off from the Dubai airport, but it was not mentioned specifically whose luggage was offloaded.
Soon after the flight arrived at the Chandigarh International airport, passengers had to face a lot of inconvenience as they had to wait for long looking for their luggage. The Indigo airline officials claimed that the luggage has been now delivered to the passengers. “We had asked the passengers to fill a form and provide the details about the missing luggage. All the passengers filled the forms and then the luggage was sent to the addresses,” said another official from the airline.
19/10/17 Indian Express

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