Fadnavis was flying from Mumbai to New York with his entourage.

An Air India flight was delayed by an hour after Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis’s aide brought an old passport to the airport, reports NDTV. Air India has iissued a clarification saying the delay was due to technical reasons.Fadnavis was flying from Mumbai to New York with his entourage.According to the NDTV report, when Fadnavis’ aide Praveen Pardeshi mistakenly brought his old passport to the airport, the flight was delayed by 50 minutes as they waited for the new passport to be brought to them.<!– Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>An Air India official gave a clarification regarding the incident. “The flight, AI 191 of 29th June, 2015 was delayed by a total of 57 minutes. The delay was partly due to technical/operational reasons, and also the ATC,” he said.This is just another incident of VIP privilege. In February, Congress MP Renuka Chowdhury held up an Air India flight for 45 minutes.

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Fadnavis aide’s passport goof up delays flight; Air India cites ‘technical reasons’