Navigation aid on holiday, 350 flights delayed

Mumbai, May 25, 2018:  About 350 flights that operated into or out of Mumbai airport on Tuesday were delayed, with departures delayed by an average of 30 minutes and arrivals by 15 minutes. It’s the first time since the city airport began handling flights with only basic navigation aid last week that the quantum of delayed flights have gone below 500 according to aviationindia.net.
A total of 90 arrivals and 282 departures were reported to be delayed by flightradar24, a live-flight tracking app. With only basic navigation aid available for flights landing on main runway 27 between May 17 and June 5, the airport had witnessed severe flight delays in the initial days. On Monday, 159 arrivals and 322 departures were delayed.

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