Scheduled international passenger flights continue to remain suspended in India since March 23 due to the coronavirus pandemic.
Officials with the private hospital which was treating him told TNIE that the person died due to cardiac arrest at 10.30 PM on Sunday.
The passengers will be kept under the mandatory 14-day quarantine, the official said.
The flight, first repatriation flight from Oman to the city, touched down at the Mangaluru International Airport at 8.05 pm.
The Air India Express flight IX 452 with 177 passengers and four infants landed at the Cochin International Airport (CIAL) at 10:09 pm, an airline spokesman said.
Air India halts bookings of all flights after aviation minister's 'advice' to wait for government's decision
The minister's comment came on Saturday night, hours after the national carrier stated that it has opened bookings on select domestic flights from May 4 and on select international flights from June 1
An Air India official said the flight to Rome would take off from the Delhi airport around 2:30 pm.
When the rat remained untraceable, pesticide was sprayed inside the aircraft to ensure that the missing rat did not survive, shutting the aircraft for almost 12 hours.
The plane had 133 passengers on board when it developed the glitch, the official said.
Haj subsidy is set to be scrapped from 2018 with the Centre deciding to go ahead with the recommendation for its immediate abolition by a special committee set up in January this year.