New Delhi, June 30: An Air India flight ( AI 933) destined for Dubai from Delhi, via Kochi was held up for nearly six hours at New Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International (IGI) Airport on Saturday morning due to technical glitches.
The flight, however, reportedly took off at the revised time of 11 a.m.
“AI 933 Delhi-Kochi-Dubai is held up at Delhi due to technical reasons. Revised ETD (Estimated Time of Departure) is 1100 hrs. We sincerely apologise for the delay and inconvenience caused to our esteemed Passengers,” the airline said.
#FlyAI : #update : AI 933 Delhi- Kochi -Dubai is held up at Delhi due to technical reasons . Revised ETD is 1100 hrs. We sincerely apologise for the delay and inconvience caused to our esteemed Passengers.
— Air India (@airindiain) June 30, 2018
Meanwhile, passengers vented their anger in tweets directed at the airline for the impunctual behaviour.
Family supposed to travel from dubai to kochi.tried airindia for the first time and the last… 6 hrs delay for a ticket booked for 8700 aed… Not acceptable service levels….
— Sreejith Nair (@Sreejit91177380) June 30, 2018
— geethikapasumarthy91 (@geethikap14) June 30, 2018
@narendramodi @jayantsinha @nitin_gadkari Sir Pls chek Air india AI-933 timing @ 5.10 am still in delhi and no info from grnd staff.. suppose to reach dubai on 27 june still not reached . people are suffering pls do some needful. tkt no: 09821225762214c2. pic.twitter.com/2YSWqRW0ob
— Arbind Gupta !!Mai Bhi Chowkidar !! (@arbindgupta) June 30, 2018