Airasia India Delhi flight delayed after tyre damage
Bengaluru: An AirAsia India aircraft’s tyre was damaged at the parking bay after arrival at the airport here from New Delhi yesterday, causing delay in the return flight.
"AirAsia India flight i5 725 from New Delhi to Bengaluru encountered a tyre damage at the parking bay after arrival at Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru (KIAB)," the airline said.
The airline’s Engineering and Safety teams have reviewed the damage and rectified the defect after a thorough inspection, AirAsia said.
Subsequently, AirAsia India flight i5 726 from Bengaluru to New Delhi departed at 12.44 PM from here, it said.
The airline’s ground staff had notified all guests at the boarding gate about the delay, it said.
"Safety and security of our guests and crew members is of utmost importance to us at AirAsia as a group. The airline will put its best foot forward in providing safety, comfort and convenience to all its guests," it added.
According to the schedule on the airline’s website, the flight was to leave at 9.10 am.
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