Sunday, August 1, 2010

Grounded Air India flight leaves for Bahrain

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: An Air India Express flight which was grounded here since Friday night left the international airport early on Sunday with 158 passengers bound for Bahrain and Doha.

The IX 457 Kochi- Thiruvananthapuram- Bahrain- Doha flight left the airport at 1.55 a.m. after being held up here since 12.15 p.m. on July 30, airline sources said.

The stranded passengers, who got agitated over the undue delay and the callous attitude of the airline officials, had staged a sit-in inside the aircraft till Saturday morning

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