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IndiGo_A320 classic VT-INT. Photo: Devesh Agarwal.
IndiGo_A320 classic VT-INT. Photo: Devesh Agarwal.

Chennai airport shut due to rain flooding. IndiGo suspends flights to the city.

It appears that Chennai airport has suspended operations due to flooding thanks to almost one month of incessant and unseasonal rains.

India’s largest domestic airline, IndiGo, released a statement

This is to notify IndiGo passengers and the local partners in Chennai – that due to severe weather conditions, Chennai airport is shut for operations. Keeping in mind the safety of our passengers, crew and ground staff – all flights operating out of Chennai stands cancelled for tonight and tomorrow morning. IndiGo passengers are requested to check status against their respective booking via IndiGo’s social media channels including Twitter @IndiGo6E and Facebook https://m.facebook.com/goindigo.in/

IndiGo assures all passengers will receive 100 per cent refund against the flight cancellations made on grounds of weather conditions, and cancellation and change fee will be waived off for affected passengers till further notice.
All employees have been accommodated at safe locations.

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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