Qatar Airways stated it is operating diligently to provide passengers can resume their travel to Indonesia as soon as possible.
Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport
Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Jakarta, Indonesia was diverted to Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport on Wednesday, December 28. Flight QR954 was traveling to Doha-Jakarta when it had to land at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport due to a technical glitch.
Qatar Airways Flight
An aircraft is being prepared for dispatch from Doha to collect passengers. The aircraft, an Airbus A359, landed at the Mumbai International airport at 3.36 pm. Another aircraft is being prepared for dispatch from Doha to collect passengers from the Mumbai airport, told Qatar Airways.
Earlier this month, an Air India A320 aircraft VT-EXV operating AI-951 (from Hyderabad to Dubai) carrying 143 passengers were diverted to Mumbai International airport after the failure of the yellow hydraulic system.
An IndiGo flight between Kannur to Doha was also diverted to the airport this month after a technical issue. Flight 6E-1715 was diverted to Mumbai International airport as a precaution, according to the airline.
Wednesday’s diversion comes amid several flight disruptions in India over the past few days due to the severe winter and dense fog. In Delhi alone, 100 flights have been disrupted over three days while several had to be diverted to nearby airports.
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Delhi airport authorities
The disruptions have added to the year-end holiday congestion woes of the Delhi airport authorities. Over the past few weeks, the Delhi International airport has been witnessing massive queues as the holiday season rush has got overwhelming. Now, the fog and visibility problems have compounded problems for passengers in north India.
Flight services were also affected at West Bengal’s Bagdogra airport for nearly 6 hours on Tuesday, December 27, 2022, as dense fog reduced visibility. The disruption affected 100 of the flyers.
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