As much as 24 domestic flights have been delayed and more than 20 plus flights has been cancelled from Delhi airport due to protests against CAA (Citizenship Amendment Act).
Massive traffic jams were reported in many parts of the national capital as the Delhi Police imposed traffic restrictions. The police had already imposed prohibitory orders under Section 144 that bar an assembly of more than four people around Red Fort.
IndiGo has cancelled 19 flights when the crew members of the airline got stuck in a traffic jam, also due to other issues. Also, the airline waived off cancellation charges. Indigo twitted “We’re offering free move for passengers travelling to/from Delhi today basis seat availability. Cancellations can be done at no extra charge.”
#6ETravelUpdate: We're offering free move for passengers travelling to/from Delhi today basis seat availability. Cancellations can be done at no extra charge. Please reach out to us at Twitter/FB or chat with us https://t.co/tBjQsmj0MT or call us at 01246173838 or 9910383838.— IndiGo (@IndiGo6E) December 19, 2019Advertisement
Eight Air India flights have also been delayed today.
#FlyAI : Due to heavy traffic/roadblocks at Delhi-NCR, Passengers are requested to check traffic and keep enough travel time in hand while travelling to the airport. Passengers can check flight status with our customer care center.— Air India (@airindiain) December 19, 2019
GoAir has also offer rescheduling/cancellation fee waiver to passengers travelling to/from Delhi for today 19th Dec’19 and tomorrow 20th Dec’19. Customers just need to pay the fare difference.
#GoAlert: We're offering rescheduling/cancellation fee waiver to passengers travelling to/from #Delhi for today 19th Dec'19 and tomorrow 20th Dec'19 (fare difference, if any, will be applicable). Reach out to us on Twitter, FB, or call us at 18602100999 for assistance.— GoAir (@goairlinesindia) December 19, 2019Advertisement
Spicejet has also tweeted: “There is heavy traffic congestion on the Delhi-Gurgaon highway. Passengers are advised to keep a check on live traffic while traveling to the Delhi airport and allow themselves sufficient time for the journey. “
#TravelUpdate: There is heavy traffic congestion on the Delhi-Gurgaon highway. Passengers are advised to keep a check on live traffic while traveling to the Delhi airport, and allow themselves sufficient time for the journey.— SpiceJet (@flyspicejet) December 19, 2019
Vistara has also offered free cancellation and changes for those who are booked to travel from Delhi today.
— Vistara (@airvistara) December 19, 2019Advertisement
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