Thursday, January 04, 2018

Stranded passengers fly to Delhi

Indore: As many as 127 passengers, who were stranded at Devi Ahilyabai Holkar Airport on Tuesday night after cancellation of Delhi-bound flight, finally flew to Delhi on Wednesday afternoon.
Indigo's flight 6E 867 had developed a technical snag before entering the runway to take-off. It returned to the apron at around 10.30pm. The airline later cancelled the flight after its technicians could not rectify the fault within two hour. Around 168 passengers were on board in the flight when the incident occurred. Due to this, passengers who had connecting flight from Delhi had to cancel their journey. While those who did not have any option agreed to stay at the accommodation provided by the airlines.
Airport officials said the airlines had booked a nearby private hotel for the stranded passengers with assurance that they will fly on Wednesday.
"Of 168 passengers, 127 went by Indigo flight on Wednesday to Delhi at 2 pm after the aircraft was repaired. Four passengers cancelled their journey and remaining were sent by different Indigo flights to Delhi," said airport director Aryama Sanyal.
04/01/18 Times of India