Aviation

Air India website blocked by few sites in India, abroad

DELHI

Air India’s website, which went down two days ago after the airline offered a special fare of Rs100, was apparently blocked by a few sites in India and abroad for a considerable time.

An unprecedented 80,000 hits a minute were recorded from some sites which blocked bookings by genuine passengers, the national carrier’s Information Technology (IT) team found during internal investigations.

The IT team identified at least four sites in India, four in the United States and one in Singapore, which were blocking others from getting into the ticket booking engine, airline sources said.

Read more at Mint 

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