Mumbai rains result in delay of flights

Flight operations at the GVK group-operated Mumbai airport have been crippled partially due to incessant rains lashing the city with around 20 flights cancelled and another 280 delayed.

However, the operations at Mumbai International Airport Ltd. (MIAL), the private aerodrome operator, were normal.

Due to the rains, around 24 flights were grounded until 11:30 pm. Five flights have departed between 10:30 pm and 11:10 pm. Till now, all passengers have disembarked from the aircraft and baggage delivery is in progress.

A passenger, tagged the Ministry of Civil Aviation Twitter handle and tweeted that 6E (IndiGo flight code) 6097 what happened since last 6 hours. Every half hour they changed the flight timing. We are sitting in flight since last one and a half hour but pilot is saying it will take time.

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