Dubai passengers delayed by Air India Express

Unknown technical problems cause six-hour delay at Lucknow airport.
NEWS, Aviation


Passengers on a Dubai-bound Air India Express flight were delayed by almost six hours in Lucknow due to technical difficulties with the aircraft.

According to a report by The Times of India, around 144 passengers had boarded the plane at Amausi International Airport on Saturday when technical concerns were raised by the pilot.

They were de-boarded as a result and transferred to a waiting room until spare parts were transported to the airport on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai.

The aircraft was repaired and cleared for departure around six hours after schedule, the report added.

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