Air India transports Swedish royal couple after a state plane develops a problem

NEW DELHI: national carrier Indian air He participated in the ferry and in his state visit to India when his plane developed a technical problem at the last minute.

The Royal couple, who are on their second five-day visit to India after 26 years, were scheduled to arrive here on their state aircraft. However, they arrived in a direct commercial flight of Indian air from Stockholm to New Delhi Monday morning.

The reason for the change was that there was a technical problem with the state plane, a Swedish official told PTI.

On arrival, they were greeted by country manager of Indian air Sangeeta Sanyal.

"Very Proud moment of Indian air when we had a Special Guest onboard. His Majesty Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus , King of Sweden and Her Majesty Silvia Renate Sommerlath travelled AI168 Stockholm to Delhi. Sangeeta Sanyal Country Manager Sweden greeted the Royal guests," Indian air tweeted.

The couple was received at the airport by the Minister of State for Environment, Forests and Climate Change Babul Supriyo with Kathakali dancers and traditional drums to welcome dignitaries.