The Mumbai-Goa Air India flight AI 683, on Saturday was delayed for three hours when it had to return to the bay before taxing as the tyres were inflated.
The aircraft, an Airbus 320 finally took off at 11.21 pm for Goa. The passengers of the flight who were in the aircraft landed at around 12.30 am to their destination.
"The flight due to tyre deflation had to return to ramp and hence caused delay," said the airline spokesperson.
The flight was originally scheduled to depart at around 8.10pm.