Jet Airways will connect Raipur with Hyderabad and Mumbai with a new flight scheduled to be operated from October 31.
According to company officials, necessary preparations have been completed to start the new service between Raipur and Mumbai via Hyderabad. The service will commence from October 31, the officials said.
The Jet Airways flight 9W 7017 will take off from Mumbai at 10.15 am and will land in Hyderabad at 11.30 am. It will depart from Hyderabad at 12.05 pm to land in Raipur at 1.10 pm.
Similarly, flight 9W 7018 will take off from Raipur at 1.40 pm; land in Hyderabad at 2.45 pm and depart at 3.20 pm. The flight will land in Mumbai at 4.40 pm.
Delay leaves 130 flyers stranded at airport for 10 hrs
Mumbai: It was a long wait for passengers booked on Jet Airways' international flight to Johannesburg as it was delayed by more than 10 hours from Mumbai on Sunday. The passengers were stranded at Mumbai airport for a few hours before the airline provided them with accommodation and other facilities.
Jet Airways flight 9W 242 to Johannesburg was scheduled to leave Mumbai at 2.05 am. However, the flight was delayed due to what the airline called "operational reasons." As many as 130 passengers on board, who had checked in at the airport around 11 pm, were left wondering about the reason for the long delay. After a few hours, the airline staff provided passengers with hotel accommodation. The flight finally took off at 12.11 pm from Mumbai.
Pvt airlines told to compensate consumer
Bangalore: The III Additional Consumers Disputes Redressal Forum has directed a private airline to pay Rs 10,000 as compensation to an aggrieved passenger.
Anitha Srinivasan had purchased three tickets for herself and her two children from Bangalore to Delhi on Go-Air by paying Rs 17,778. On arrival at the airport they were told that the flight had been cancelled due to bird hit. They bought tickets on Indigo Airlines to reach Delhi and got to know from other passengers that Go-Air had accommodated them free on that flight. The latter had refused a similar request by Anitha. The Forum also ordered repayment of the ticket fare.