Commuters Slam IndiGo As Flights Get Stranded For 6 Hours

The flight was 6 hours late and commuters expressed their discontent on Twitter.

Commuters Slam IndiGo As Flights Get Stranded For 6 Hours

The financial capital witnessed incessant rains on Wednesday, September 4 which affected not only the roadways and railways but also the airways drastically. 30 flights were cancelled and over 280 flights were delayed out of which the majority of the flights were from IndiGo. The flight - 6E-6097 - was scheduled to arrive in Delhi at 5.30 pm after departing from Mumbai at 3:15 pm. The Indigo flight ended up taking off from Mumbai at 9:55 pm. 

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Commuters express their discontent on Twitter stating that there was a shortage of water and dinner was also not served. Many people had tagged the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) India. Following are some of the tweets: 

IndiGo issued a statement that due to the unprecedented non-stop rains in Mumbai, there are close to 30 flights on the ground. As a result of flooding and waterlogging on roads and the subsequent traffic jams, many of their ground support staff, crew and captains have not been able to reach the airport on time. As a result, the departure flights had also been held up.

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