Passengers protest against Air India after being stuck for more than 15 hours in Mumbai Airport

| Tuesday, May 24, 2016 - 21:22
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Due to the drastic change of weather in New Delhi on Monday, lots of flights were delayed

New Delhi: Passengers of Southern China Airlines bound for Delhi were on a fix on Tuesday as the flight they were travelling in was diverted from its route back to Mumbai airport because of bad weather on Monday. But when, after more than fifteen hours, there was no information about their flight to Delhi, the passengers became agitated and started protesting. 
When the situation escalated and the protest garnered attention, the passengers raised slogans against Air India officials for their lack of empathy against the belated passengers. Some of the passengers, flashing their tickets, demanded why they were being kept back at the airport when more than fifteen hours had passed since their plane had been diverted. 
One of the passengers speaking to a reporters, said, "When I called few officials of the airport, the Vice President of Air India said, 'Let the passengers die, I don't care.'" 
Due to the drastic change of weather in New Delhi on Monday, lots of flights were delayed. 

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Wonder why Air India is

Wonder why Air India is dragged into a situation involving South China airlines. And please do tell us about this Vice President who does not exist on AI records.

Error in quoted statement

Please stand corrected that it was the Vice President of Mumbai International Airport, Mr. Prabhat Mahapatra who had said said that its not his headache if the passengers are stranded. Further, please be informed that the call was made to him only after contacting the relevant subordinate staff amidst a situation where in the passengers were not allowed to debaord the flight even after waiting 5 hours with no food or water. To quote him he said 'You disturbed me and my family's sleep. Do you know who I am. Its not my headache ' . More surprisingly this person called back again not to enquire about the prognosis but to know which official gave his number. Here I want to pose a question, are this big officials there to take home a fat salary. If the customer concern is of no import to them, then the airport authority must consider whether they are worth being on the top.

Wake up Guys @ News X How

Wake up Guys @ News X How could air India is responsible for the delay of Southern China Airlines and not taking care of Passengers. Air India doesn't have any Vice President

15 hours delay

A flight of a Chinese airline gets delayed and Air-India is held accountable. Sad, very sad. It has become the new way in India. Blame the national carrier for any problem. Truly sad.W

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