Thursday, June 17, 2021

Three Ahmedabad-bound flights diverted to Surat, Jaipur due to heavy rain, gusty winds

Ahmedabad: Three flights that were scheduled to arrive at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) airport in Ahmedabad on Wednesday night were diverted to Surat and Jaipur, as squally winds and heavy rains lashed the city.

A flight scheduled to arrive from Mumbai around 8pm was diverted to Jaipur.

Top sources confirmed that Air India flight AI1102 from Mumbai landed at Surat international airport at 9.24pm. The flight had around 58 passengers and six crew members aboard. Another flight operated by Zest Aviation landed at Surat airport at 9.29pm, with two passengers and two crew members aboard.

Meanwhile, 11 flights from SVPI airport were cancelled on Wednesday. These include flights to Lucknow, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Goa, Kolkata, Delhi, Varanasi, Bengaluru, Mumbai and Jaipur, which could not take off due to operational and commercial constraints. Besides these, three more flights to Bengaluru, Patna and Delhi were delayed.

17/06/21 Times of India

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