Several flights are delayed at Mumbai International Airport Chhatrapati Shivaji. (File)
Several flights to and from Mumbai were postponed this afternoon due to a strike by Air India's group of contract staff, ANI said.
Employees of Air India Air Transport Services Limited (AIATSL) have been in the stable since Tuesday, according to ANI.
Many people also tweeted their frustration.
@MoCA_GoI@airindiain@narendramodi it is a shame that the government is already operating AirIndii. Passengers stranded at Mumbai airport due to strike !!!!! A prosecution in air services … too suddenly! Serious threat !!!
– Sumanto Dey (@dey_sumanto) November 8, 2018
– Zaid (źèđď) (@ _zaid982) November 8, 2018
@sureshpprabhu Air India hit the flash in Mumbai t2. Please wait 2 hours for checkin no ground st https://t.co/DpZBiV7b6P
– Ami Shah (@ ami7912) November 7, 2018
"Due to the sudden situation at the airport in Mumbai by AIATSL staff, there has been a delay in some flights. We evaluate the situation and try to minimize delays or disturbances," said Air India spokesman.