Gaikwad 2.0? IndiGo, Air India ban TDP MP Diwakar Reddy from its flights
IndiGo and Air India barred TDP MP JC Diwakar Reddy from its flights on Thursday, following his alleged unruly behaviour at the Visakhapatnam airport after being denied boarding as he had reached late.
After IndiGo, Air India too bars TDP MP J C Diwakar Reddy to travel in its flights, who had created ruckus earlier today at Vizag Airport pic.twitter.com/dTxauBcOI1
— ANI (@ANI_news) June 15, 2017
Telugu Desam Party’s JC Diwakar Reddy was scheduled to fly IndiGo’s flight 6E-608, which departs from Visakhapatnam at 8.10 AM, to Hyderabad. But he reached just 28 minutes before the scheduled departure, according to the airline. As per norms laid out by the aviation regulator, airlines close check-in counters for all domestic fights 45 minutes prior to departure.
The MP was later accommodated on the same flight. Later, the airline, however, said it would not permit him on its flights. IndiGo will not allow Reddy on its flights, a top airline official told PTI.
Reddy — who had allegedly vandalised the Air India office at Gannavaram airport in Vijaywada last year after he missed his flight — got into a verbal spat with the ground staff and threw a printer kept at …read more