New Delhi: Kolkata’s Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport witnessed chaotic scenes as server of the immigration system suffered technical glitches on Monday. Reports claimed that more than 20 flights were delayed due to this, causing huge inconvenience to passengers.Also Read - Honest Uber Driver Returns Bag Containing MacBook & Cash to Customer Who Left it in Cab at Midnight
Issue started around 5:30 PM after which all airlines started issuing boarding pass manually, leading to long queues at the counters in the airport. Also Read - IndiGo Hands Over Passenger to Security Agencies For Not wearing Mask on Bengaluru-Kolkata Flight
“The Internet server has been down since 5.30 pm and it is likely to start working from 10.30 pm today (Monday). Around 25 flights have been delayed in between 5.30 pm and 9 pm by an average time of 20-25 minutes,” said the AAI official. Also Read - Kolkata: Air India Flight With CJI SA Bobde On Board Makes Emergency Landing
He added that the IT team of the AAI is working diligently to resolve the issue.
According to news agency ANI, Flight Information Display System (FIDS) and cameras were also not working at the airport.
Following the delay, several flyers took to Twitter to vent out their anger
Last month several international flights were delayed due to a glitch in the immigration server system at Delhi airport.