On Wednesday, there was chaos at Delhi airport as many passengers at Delhi airport were seen protesting and shouting slogans against IndiGo after they canceled a flight to Deoghar. The flight was supposed to leave from Terminal 2.
Chaos At Delhi Airport As Passengers Protest After Flight Cancellation
Passengers at Delhi airport faced frustration and inconvenience as their IndiGo flight was abruptly canceled without any prior notice. The sudden flight delay disrupted travel plans, leaving travelers stranded and prompting them to express their displeasure through slogans, highlighting the challenges and discontent caused by the unexpected interruption in their journeys.
In a video shared by news agency ANI, a group of passengers can be heard chanting slogans like ‘IndiGo haye haye‘, ‘Indigo chor hai’ (IndiGo is a thief), and ‘bandh karo bandh karo’ (shut down, shut down).
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— ANI (@ANI) January 31, 2024
Due to dense fog and bad weather on Wednesday morning, over 10 flights got canceled, and more than 50 flights experienced delays at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to the flight tracking website Flightradar24.
IndiGo issued a warning earlier, stating that the weather conditions may affect flight operations in Delhi, Srinagar, and Chandigarh.
“Please keep a check on your flight status before leaving for the airport,” IndiGo said in their official statement.
The IGI airport also issued an advisory for passengers saying, “While landing and takeoffs continue at Delhi Airport, flights that are not CAT III compliant may get affected. Passengers are requested to contact the airline concerned for updated flight information. Any inconvenience caused is deeply regretted.”
IndiGo fined ₹ 1.2 crore for five violations:
IndiGo was fined ₹1.2 crore for five violations related to passengers eating on the tarmac during flight delays. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) termed it a “violation of apron discipline,” jeopardizing safety. The penalty, the highest recently imposed on an airline, must be paid within 30 days.