Chennai Airport closed till Dec 6; Jet, Air India offer free alternative tickets

CHENNAIOperations at Chennai airport have been suspended till 12 noon on Sunday, December 6, due to waterlogging caused by heavy rainfall.

Jet Airways and Air India said they would offer alternatives to their passengers keeping the shut down in mind.

Jet Airways said it has cancelled all its flights to and from Chennai until December 6, 2015.

“Guests with confirmed tickets to and from Chennai between December 1 and 8, 2015 will be allowed full refund or complimentary change of booking to alternative dates, depending on seat availability. Guests are advised to visit or call the airline call centre on 39893333 for information on their flights,” it said.

Air India said it will honour and accept Air India tickets issued by AI, travel agents or its portal, from and to Chennai for travel from or to nearest airport like Hyderabad, Bengaluru, Mangalore, Thiruvananthapuram, Vishakhapatnam, Kozhikode, Coimbatore, Trichy, Madurai, Kochi, Vijayawada and Tirupati till December, 15th, 2015 without any additional charge.

“No Cancellation or Refund charges will be levied on AI tickets for travel to/from Chennai till 15th December,2015,” it added.

SpiceJet passengers can call on its 24X7 Passengers’ hotline numbers 9871803333 and 9654003333 for information.