Wednesday, October 25, 2017

Air traffic congestion at Bengaluru airport affects flight services in Chennai

One flight was cancelled and four arrivals from Bengaluru were delayed in Chennai due to air traffic congestion at Bengaluru airport on Wednesday.
Passengers of a Chennai -Pune IndiGo flight were stranded after the 11.40am flight was cancelled an hour before departure. The airline cited bad weather in Bengaluru as the reason. Planes are stuck in Bengaluru airport which is facing delays in flight operations.
"There was confusion after passengers received SMSes saying the flight is cancelled. Most of the people have arrived at the airport. The airline is accommodating people on Hyderabad flights and Mumbai flights," said a passenger who got accommodation in a Hyderabad flight which connects to Pune.
However, many were not happy because their trip got delayed by several hours.
Four arrivals from Bengaluru were delayed.
25/10/17 V Ayyappan/Times of India