Tuesday, December 31, 2019

50 flights from city delayed by 45 mins

Five flights to and from the city airport were cancelled; these include flights to Kochi, Hyderabad, Bangalore Following dense fog and unfavourable weather conditions, seven Jaipur-Delhi bound flights diverted to city
Heavy fog and bad weather in North India has disturbed air-traffic all over the country. Seven Jaipur and Delhi bound flights had to be diverted to Ahmedabad airport owing to the weather condition.
Not only that more than 50 flights from the city airport also got delayed by more than 45 minutes. Following weather and other operational reasons, at least five flights from and to city airport got cancelled, sources told Mirror.
"Seven flights had been diverted to Ahmedabad airport on Monday morning. Out of these, five were diverted from Jaipur airport while two were diverted from Delhi airport.
Diverted flights started coming to Ahmedabad airport from 8.20 am and continued to arrive till 11 am. They had begun returning to the respective destination airports from 10 am and continued to depart the airport till 2.30 pm. Following these diverted flights, city airport flights were also affected."
Flights which got cancelled include Indigo Ahmedabad-Kochi, Ahmedabad-Hyderabad and Ahmedabad-Bangalore flights. Mumbai-Ahmedabad and Delhi-Ahmedabad flights of Indigo airlines also got cancelled.
Asked about delayed and cancelled flights, Indigo spokesperson told Mirror: "Owing to the dense fog in North India our flights have been impacted across the country. We will continue to review the situation and provide real time updates on our social media platforms. We request passengers to check the flight status before leaving home and reach out to our customer care for queries."
SpiceJet spokesperson told Mirror: "One flight was diverted to Ahmedabad due to bad weather in Jaipur."
31/12/19 Ahmedabad Mirror
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