Chennai: Immigration and baggage delays continue to affect travellers

Passengers who fly internationally at night are able to exit the terminal after an hour or two after landing . Immigrant process affected by shortfall of skilled workers at the immigration and bunching of arriving flights .

CHENNAI (CHENNAI) – At the Chennai airport international terminal, passengers are continuing to be affected by immigration and baggage delays.Passengers who fly internationally at night are able to exit the terminal after an hour or two after landing.The immigrant process is affected by a shortfall of skilled workers at the immigration and bunching of arriving flights, while the presence of just one ground handling firm to handle bags encourages passengers to sit longer at the conveyor belt.After receiving numerous calls, the Airports Authority of India (AAI) requested around 30 more workers, which has reduced the time needed to check passengers, but long lines continue to stifle the journey for people who arrive after 10 hours in a flight.

At the immigration, there was a 45-minute wait.The bags arrived after almost an hour.According to Elangovan Sellappan, a Singapore native who recently returned from Singapore, the IndiGo flight reached at 2 p.m., but the bags were delayed by an hour.My bag lock was missing.

The handles were also scratched.The authorities should be more vigilant in their handling of the bags.Govindarajan said in response to his complaint, AAI has reported that the state has detain 37 officials for immigration work, according to AAI.Because passenger numbers are increasing exponentially, the airport director has written to the DGP once more, requesting that 130 more officials be deputed for immigration duties.

AAI has invited applications for more ground handling companies.