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Jet cancels 33 domestic flights to & from B'luru

BENGALURU: Jet Airways has cancelled at least 33 home flights to and from Bengaluru between April 1 and May 5, with most airplane in the airline’s fleet being grounded because of non-payment to lessors.

The service has cancelled flights from Bengaluru to Thiruvananthapuram, Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Vadodara and Pune and services and products from those cities to Bengaluru.

It also withdrew, with effect from April 1, its in-flight entertainment service, JetDisplay, on all operational home and world services and products. This has put out passengers of long-haul flights specifically.

“Effective April 1, 2019, our loose in-flight entertainment service, JetDisplay, will likely be temporarily unavailable on home and world flights,” a observation issued by means of Jet Airways learn.

Bearing the brunt of Jet Airways’ troubles, passengers on Jet flight 9W321 from Amsterdam to Mumbai had been stranded at Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam on Wednesday after a European shipment services and products supplier seized the airplane for non-payment of dues simply sooner than takeoff.

The corresponding Bengaluru-Amsterdam service used to be also cancelled on Thursday. “The flight used to be cancelled on April 11 because of operational causes,” a Jet Airways spokesperson advised TOI.

Harried passengers vented their frustrations on social media. “Our world flight from Bangalore to Amsterdam flight got cancelled & there's no data till we succeed in Airport. #JetAirways, #JetAirwaysCrisis (PNR#TEWLIU). How can merely cancel the flight with out showing choice?#DGCA,” Sri Hari Raju, a passenger, tweeted on Thursday.

“@KLM severely, you rate top greenback for a flight from Bangalore to Amsterdam and then due to you code sharing with @jetairways we get a text announcing “Our in-flight entertainment services and products may not be to be had because of operational causes. What exactly do you are expecting shoppers to sit for 10 hours in a flight without a task to do. severely for once think about the buyer too,” any other passenger, Saurabh, tweeted on April 6.

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