Air India Cancels Chicago-Delhi Flight After Prolonged Delay; Passengers Stranded At Chicago Airport
New Delhi, 16th March 2023: Since Tuesday (March 14), over 300 Air India passengers have been stranded at the Chicago airport after their journey to New Delhi was cancelled due to technical issues. Several passengers have expressed frustration because it is still unclear when they will be able to fly to Delhi.
The flight was scheduled to leave Chicago O’Hare International Airport on Tuesday at 13.30 local time, and land in Delhi at 14.20 local time on March 15.
According to reports, around 300 passengers, including foreigners, are travelling on Air India.
A representative for Air India stated that on March 14, flight AI 126 had to be cancelled due to technical issues.
The spokesperson said, “All-around assistance was provided to the passengers, and every attempt is made to accommodate them on alternative flights. We genuinely apologise to our passengers for any inconvenience.”