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.
#FlyAI : Very Proud moment of Indian air when we had a Special Guest onboard. His Majesty Carl Gustaf Folke Hubertus… https://t.co/YpUDtrz5ur— Indian air (@airindiain) 1575253904000
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.