Tuesday, September 14, 2021

Rajkot-bound flights diverted to Ahmedabad

Ahmedabad: Two flights headed to Rajkot were diverted to the Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International (SVPI) airport in Ahmedabad on Monday. After heavy rain battered Rajkot and other parts of Saurashtra, flights from Rajkot airport were impacted, with four departures delayed and one cancelled. Two flights to Rajkot from Delhi and Mumbai, were diverted to Ahmedabad on Monday.

Airport sources said these flights were diverted to the city airport due to poor visibility and adverse weather in Rajkot. “The flights were at the city airport for about four hours and passengers the were deplaned,” said a source.

Three flights from SVPI airport in Ahmedabad were delayed on Monday. These include flights to Kolkata and Delhi, with delays ranging from 30 to 170 minutes. The delays were due to operational constraints and bad weather conditions in certain parts of the country. Meanwhile, two flights to Kochi and Chennai were also cancelled from the city airport.

14/09/21 Times of India

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