The repercussions of Cyclone “Midhili” in the Northwest Bay of Bengal resulted in considerable disruptions to air services in Tripura on Friday.
A total of 5 flights were canceled, and 4 flights attempting to enter Agartala airspace had to divert.
Upon being informed of the flight cancellations, Transport Minister Sushanta Chowdhury promptly intervened, and directed senior officials of the Transport Department to visit the airport and make necessary arrangements for the affected passengers.
In swift response to the minister’s instructions, large buses were sent to the airport to transport the passengers affected by the flight cancellations.
Officials from the Transport Department were stationed at the airport, actively attending to the concerns and resolving issues faced by stranded passengers. The quick action aimed to alleviate the inconvenience caused by the disrupted flights.
The unfavorable weather conditions created by the cyclone have presented difficulties for air travel, while the Transport Ministry’s prompt response has guaranteed the well-being and convenience of affected people.
The initiatives to aid stranded passengers illustrate the government’s dedication to handling the disruptions caused by Cyclone “Midhili” and prioritizing the safety and welfare of the public amid this challenging weather event.