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Mumbai Rains: IndiGo, GoAir, other airlines waive reschedule, cancellation fee

Mumbai rains: IndiGo, GoAir and SpiceJet have started offering waiver on cancellation fee to passengers travelling to/from Mumbai

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Mumbai Rains: IndiGo, GoAir, other airlines waive reschedule, cancellation fee
Mumbai rains: Heavy rains in Mumbai disrupted several flights- 52 flights got cancelled and 55 flights diverted on Tuesday.

With heavy rainfall in Mumbai, several domestic airlines have started offering waiver on cancellation fee to passengers travelling to/from Mumbai. Check out offers by airlines for passengers travelling to or from Mumbai.

IndiGo

As per IndiGo's new flight schedule, disrupted due to 'Mumbai rains', now passengers can change the time or date without paying any additional cost for the following reasons--If the flight has been cancelled, if the flight timings has been extended by 1 hour or more from the scheduled time of departure and if the flight has been postponed by 2 hours or more, for travel beyond 48 hours.

IndiGo airline also issued SMS service for the passenger about their flight status.


Type ST <flight no.><flight date> as DDMM, e.g. for flight 6E-333 for July 03, and send ST 333 0207 to 566772.

SpiceJet

On Tuesday SpiceJet suspended its operation due to skidding of one of its aircraft at Mumbai airport . Thereafter, SpiceJet has changed its floight schedulr and has offered full waiver on cancellation and date change charges for travel to and from Mumbai till today.

Besides, SpiceJet has also announced Monsoon Sale across India amid heavy downpour in several regions of the country. SpiceJet has started domestic fares from Rs 888 and internationals  fares from Rs 3,499 from July 1 onward.

GoAir

GoAir has offered waiver on reschedule and cancellations for passengers travelling to/from Mumbai till Wednesday July 3. To check the status of GoAir flight, passengers can contact customer care at 18602 100 999. One can check flight status via SMS as well--SMS G8 <space> FlightNo to 57333.

Yesterday, Air India and Vistara had also waived off all charges for rescheduling/no-show/cancellation of bookings on flights to and from Mumbai till midnight July 2.

It is likely that flight services at the airport could remain affected till Thursday after a SpiceJet 's Jaipur  flight skidded at main runway of Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport due to heavy rains.

On Tuesday, heavy rains in Mumbai disrupted several flights- 52 flights got cancelled and 55 flights diverted. At 375.2 mm, the rainfall in the 24-hour period before 8.30 am Tuesday was the highest since the July 26, 2005, deluge in Mumbai.

Also read: Mumbai Rains: Several trains cancelled, rescheduled as downpour continues in city

Also read: Mumbai rains: 54 flights diverted as Mumbai airport closes main runway; airlines issue travel advisory

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