Friday, December 22, 2017

Poor visibility hits flight operations

Mohali: Flight operations were disrupted at the Chandigarh International Airport on Thursday due to poor visibility and fog.

The Srinagar-Chandigarh-Delhi flight of SpiceJet was diverted to Delhi and could not land in

Chandigarh. The flight was supposed to land at 3.05 pm but had to be diverted to Delhi due to poor visibility, much to the chagrin of passengers.

A passengers said, “After landing at the Delhi airport, the airline staff seemed clueless. We kept waiting with our luggage for a long time,” adding that no vehicle was arranged for them to travel to Chandigarh.

Chandigarh International Airports Limited (CHIAL) PRO Deepesh Joshi said, “Five flights were cancelled and three flights delayed due to inclement weather.”
21/12/17 Tribune