Pune: Air India flight to Delhi delayed by 8 hours, passengers deboarded four times


As many as 150 passengers of a Delhi-bound Air India flight were stranded at Pune airport for nearly eight hours after their flight was delayed, reportedly due to a technical glitch in the aircraft.

The Air India flight AI 854 from Pune to Delhi was scheduled to depart at 10.15 pm on Thursday and arrive at 12.25 am at Delhi airport. It was rescheduled four times and finally departed at 6.15 am on Friday. The passengers had to board and deboard the plane four times.

“The flight was rescheduled four times. There was a problem with an engine. The passengers were informed that the spare parts were coming from another airport,” said an airport official. Read More

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