AirAsia issues apology over technical problem during Perth-Denpasar flight
AirAsia offered an apology on Monday over a technical problem experienced by one of its planes during a flight from Perth to Denpasar on Sunday night, forcing it to return to the departing airport 25 minutes into the flight.
“AirAsia apologizes for the inconvenience,” AirAsia Group’s safety head Ling Liong Tien said in a press statement, adding that all passengers had been flown on another flight to Denpasar and that the airline had provided all necessary assistance.
The pilot managed to land flight QZ535 at Perth Airport at 12:20 a.m. local time, Ling said, as reported by kompas.com, adding that the plane was carrying 151 passengers.
He also thanked the the pilot and copilot for landing the plane safely.
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Posted: 17 Oct 2017 20:27:18