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Singapore-bound Tiger Airways Flight Suffers Inordinate Delay

Over 140 passengers of a Singapore-bound flight scheduled to leave Chennai last night suffered inconvenience as the departure was delayed by 24 hours.

Published: 07th June 2015 03:41 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th June 2015 03:43 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

CHENNAI: More than 140 passengers of a Singapore-bound Tiger Airways flight scheduled to leave here last night have been put to inconvenience as the departure is delayed by 24 hours due to a technical snag, airport sources said today.

The aircraft scheduled to leave at 10.45 pm last night is likely to depart at the same time today after rectification of the snag, they said.

All the 147 passengers were issued boarding pass after security clearance last night. However, they were kept waiting in the boarding lounge following detection of the snag.

In the wee hours of today, they were accommodated in hotels by the airline, the sources said.

The aircraft is likely to leave around 10:45 pm today after the rectification of the snag, they said.



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