New Delhi, Sep 13: An Alliance Air flight from Delhi to Ludhiana returned from the runway after a tyre deflated on Thursday. According to a tweet by ANI, the flight had 58 passengers onboard. Reports inform that all passengers are safe. It must be noted that Alliance Air is a subsidiary of Air India. More details awaited.
National carrier Air India resumed its Ludhiana-Delhi flight from the domestic airport Sahnewal earlier this week, almost three years after the flight was discontinued in 2014 due to financial losses and lack of facilities at the airport.
Delhi: An Alliance Air flight from Delhi to Ludhiana with 58 passengers onboard returned from runway after a tyre deflated. All passengers safe. pic.twitter.com/z4W2euuTc8
— ANI (@ANI) September 13, 2018
According to a report by TOI, much to the happiness of frequent flyers between Ludhiana and New Delhi, the airline had said that it will soon have a flight even on Sundays soon. The report further informs that as of now, the flight between two cities operates four days a week and doesn’t operate on Sundays. Airport director Anand Narayan Sharma was quoted in the TOI report saying that the Alliance Air flight would now operate five days a week including on Sundays. He added that flight on Sundays will start from July 29.