Indian airlines have waived off cancellation and rescheduling charges for their flights to and from Port Blair due to cyclonic weather conditions in the Andaman and Nicobar islands.
A statement by IndiGo reads: “For December 7 and 8, IndiGo has waived all cancellation and change fees for all passengers flying to and from Port Blair who may wish to change their flights due to heavy rainfalls at Andaman and Nicobar island.”
The unfavourable weather conditions have crippled all ferry services from the islands to the airport in Port Blair, stranding about 1,400 tourists on the archipelago of the Indian subcontinent.
Air India announced: “In view of the inclement weather conditions resulting in inconvenience to stranded tourists, applicable penalties of re-issuance, date change, no-show, cancellation and refund charges for travel from/to Port Blair stand waived on all tickets issued on or before December 7 for the travel period between December 6 and 9.”
SpiceJet has has warned passengers of a disruption in schedule, but hasn’t made any comment on waiving off cancellation/rescheduling fee to Port Blair.