The Chennai-New Delhi SpiceJet flight was grounded due to a technical snag on Monday putting to jeopardy early morning passengers travelling to the Capital. SpiceJet officials at the airport said the flight would be ready for departure at 10 am. A few other flights to New Delhi also have been rescheduled, including the Indian Airlines.

Many passengers prefer SpiceJet's service since it reaches New Delhi before 9a.m, after which the traffic reduces to a crawl in the city.