Passengers of a Patna-bound SpiceJet flight and airline staff were involved in heated arguments at Delhi airport on Friday morning after the flight was delayed by more than two hours.
A passenger on board the Delhi-Patna flight (8721) told PTI that the scheduled departure was at 7.20 am from Terminal 3 of the airport here.
The flight finally departed at around 10.10 am.
At first, the airline staff said the flight was getting delayed due to weather problems but later cited technical issues as the reason for the delay, the passenger said.
Many passengers were agitated and were involved in heated arguments with the airline staff concerned at the airport over the delay in the flight departure, according to the passenger.
A SpiceJet spokesperson said the flight was delayed due to an operational issue and has now departed.