One more threat! ‘Security alert’ leads to Delhi-Mumbai Akasa air flight diversion

Delhi-Mumbai Akasa Air has been diverted to Ahmedabad after a security alert on Monday.

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The Akasa Air flight carrying almost 186 passengers has been diverted to Ahmedabad after a security alert on Delhi-Mumbai flight on Tuesday. This threat has been added to the series of alerts that flights have been receiving for the past few days.

According to the official update, Flight QP 1719 following all safety protocols has been landed safely at Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport in Ahmedabad at 10:13 am.

Akasa Air spokesperson further said that all the passengers have been deplaned. Akasa Air is following and supporting all safety and security protocols on the ground.

Notably, this has come a day after Mumbai bound Vistara flight with 306 passengers received a bomb threat, following which an emergency was declared at Mumbai airport. Vistara, soon after the alert confirmed in a statement, that “a security concern has been noted by our staff while onboard the airline's flight UK 024 operating from Paris to Mumbai on 2 June 2024” and asserted that security agencies are doing all the necessary checks.