Several flights to and from Mumbai have been delayed this morning because of a strike by a group of Air India’s contractual workers, news agency ANI reported.
The contractual ground staff of Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL) are on a strike since last night, ANI reported.
A number of people also tweeted their frustration.
@MoCA_GoI@airindiain@narendramodi it’s shameful for the government to run AirIndia anymore. Passengers stranded in Mumbai airport due to strike!!!!! Strike in Airline services…that too sudden! Serious threat!!!
– Sumanto Dey (@dey_sumanto) November 8, 2018
– Zaid (źèđď) (@_zaid982) November 8, 2018
– Ami Shah (@ami7912) November 7, 2018
“Due to a sudden industrial situation at Mumbai airport by AIATSL employees, some flights have got delayed. We are assessing the situation and all efforts are being made to minimise delays or disruption,” it quoted an Air India spokesperson as saying.