Big change in Air India’s flight alcohol service, know the new rules before traveling
Tata Group: If you are also a frequent flyer, then this news is useful for you. After the urination incident in the last few days, Air India has now made a big change in its liquor service. The new policy has asked the cabin crew to serve alcohol discreetly when required. After this change, alcohol will be served safely during air travel. Air India said it would be prudent to refuse to serve alcohol to passengers again.
Appeal against cancellation of license suspension order
On the other hand, the employee organizations have appealed to the DGCA to cancel the suspension of the pilot in this whole matter. A joint forum of six aviation employees’ organizations has appealed to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to set aside its order suspending the license of the chief pilot of an aircraft in the Air India urine scam. The DGCA imposed a fine of Rs 30 lakh on Air India in connection with the alleged incident of a female co-passenger urinating on a New York-Delhi flight.
Besides this, a fine of Rs 3 lakh was also imposed on the Director of Flight Services of Air India for failing to discharge his duties in connection with the incident which took place on November 26, 2022. In a letter sent to the DGCA, the Joint Forum, citing various aspects, appealed to the DGCA to withdraw the suspension and severe punishment of the Chief Pilot.
The appellant unions include Indian Pilots Guild, Indian Commercial Pilots Association, Air Corporation Employees Union, Air India Employees Association, All India Cabin Crew Association and Airline Pilots Association of India. The letter has been sent by the Joint Forum, while Air India has said that the investigation in the matter has been closed. (Input: also from PTI)
26 November A male passenger was accused of urinating on an elderly woman on an Air India flight.
Let us tell you that on November 26 last year, in another Air India flight, a male passenger was accused of urinating on an elderly female passenger. According to the news agency ANI regarding this matter, many officials including the CEO of Air India were fully aware of this matter.
On November 26, under the influence of alcohol, Shankar Mishra urinated on a 70-year-old female passenger sitting in the business class of a flight coming from New York to Delhi. In this case, the police arrested the accused from Bengaluru on January 7. According to the information, he has been arrested 42 days after the incident. Shankar, a resident of Mumbai, was continuously absconding, after which a lookout notice was issued against him. Later, the police arrested the accused on the basis of the location of his mobile. The police have registered a case against him under section 354,294,509,510 of the IPC.