During Mahbubani's interrogation, he revealed that he was constantly traveling, wearing a pilot's uniform to avoid waiting in queues, and for the long screening of ordinary passengers.
He used the seats for the crew, and sometimes he got a better seat.
He revealed that he had used the fake card several times over the past six months. Bhatia said a criminal case had been registered against him.
Investigations were under way and Mahbubani runs a training and consulting firm.