Chennai: An Air India Express flight VT-AXX operating flight IX-355 to Dubai from Calicut was diverted to Muscat owing to a burning smell.
The incident happened on Saturday night.
It is said the burning smell was from one of the vents in the aircraft’s galley.
As a result, the pilots diverted the flight to Muscat and had a safe landing.
IngiGo diverts to Karachi
In a similar incident, that took off from Sharjah on late Saturday night was diverted to Karachi airport, Pakistan as the pilots suspected a snag warning for engine no.2.
(Further details are awaited)