New Delhi: Protesting over salary cut and other issues, SpiceJet loaders have gone on a strike at Mumbai airport which has led to delay in baggage delivery at arrivals since Friday morning.Also Read - Spicejet Passenger Offloaded From Guwahati-Delhi Flight For Unruly Behaviour
As per reports from CNBC-TV18, the loaders have gone on strike since 6 AM on Friday and there is no one to unload the baggage from the cargo hold. The strike, however, has led to a massive delay of luggage arrival to the baggage belt. Also Read - Fact Check: Did Spicejet Passengers Lose Their Belongings At Delhi Airport? Airline Clarifies
The report further suggested that the Mumbai airport is trying to ensure that the SpiceJet flights arrive at aerobridges so that the delay in baggage delivery can be reduced. Notably, the Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport is the second busiest airport in the country after Delhi’s IGI airport. Also Read - Viral Video: SpiceJet Air Hostesses Dance to Punjabi Song Na Na on Air Bridge, Internet is Impressed | Watch
Apart from the loaders, some drivers of the loading vehicles have also gone on the strike due to salary cut. As per updates, they are just being paid 50 percent of their salaries since several months and there is no assurance on when the salaries will be reinstated to pre-Covid levels.