[AI] It is the Kingfisher this time

Syed Imran syed.fame at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 20:45:13 EDT 2007


True, true
That's what I also feel.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "harish kotian" <hpkotian at rbi.org.in>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 4:57 AM
Subject: Re: [AI] It is the Kingfisher this time


> Hi Kanchan
> As I have not recieved your direct mail, I am writing here.
>
> It is quite obvious, Kanchan, you did not have problems was because they 
> are
> also running gender discrimination.
>
> Harish.
>
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "Subramani L" <lsubramani at deccanherald.co.in>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 3:49 PM
> Subject: Re: [AI] It is the Kingfisher this time
>
>
>> The problem is more with ground staff than with airlines. Most of them
>> have wrong ideas about persons with disability and it is sometimes
>> difficult for us to make them see the point --that is they only stand to
>> gain by accommodating us with very little assistance.
>>
>> Subramani
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in
>> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of Pamnani
>> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 3:17 PM
>> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
>> Subject: Re: [AI] It is the Kingfisher this time
>>
>> Write directly to Vijay Mallya. There has been another case of
>> Kingfisher
>> misbehaving with a disabled passenger and I am told he complained to
>> Vijay
>> Mallya and got a direct apolagy.
>> I dont have to tell you to  follow up on both sides.
>> I have travelled alone on King fisher and I have not had a problem.
>>
>> Kanchan Pamnani
>> Advocate & Solicitor
>> 9, Suleman Chambers,
>> Battery Street, Colaba,
>> Mumbai - 400 039.
>>
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "harish kotian" <hpkotian at rbi.org.in>
>> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
>> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 10:49 AM
>> Subject: [AI] It is the Kingfisher this time
>>
>>
>>> Hi friends
>>> Yesterday I was to return back from Bangalore to Hyderabad. I had
>> booked a
>>> Kingfisher ticket.
>>>
>>> The flight was at 9 pm and I reached the airport by 7.45.
>>>
>>> At checkin counter the female, asked me to see their supervisor and
>> she
>>> sent me along with an assistant. The supervisor said that I be given
>> an
>>> isle seat.
>>>
>>> They made me seated in the waiting hall and they told they would give
>> me a
>>> boarding card and to be seated as there was a long queue.
>>>
>>> Half an hour elapsed and there was no sight of them. I went to the
>> counter
>>> and I got the same reply and was again seated.
>>>
>>> I waited for another 15 minutes and by then, the security call was
>>> announced. I again went to the counter and demanded for the boarding
>> card
>>> and I insisted I would wait no more.
>>>
>>> At this time she rattled that she could not give me the boarding card
>> and
>>> that she would give me full refund.
>>> On demanding the reason, she went onto  say that all the cabin crew
>> were
>>> females on that flight and as I was travelling alone they could not
>> help.
>>>
>>> I had a heated exchange of words and refused to budge anything short
>> of a
>>> boarding card.
>>>
>>> She spoke to the crew and made it clear that I was not giveing in. In
>> the
>>> mean time I kept my cellphone camera in video mode.
>>>
>>> Finally I was given the boarding card and hurridly my security was
>> done.
>>>
>>> I sat sulkily in my seat and made no bones showing my displeasure. I
>> hadto
>>> give the crew a mouth full and I used my opportunity when they served
>>> food. I told them I was too agitated to eat anything. They were very
>> sorry
>>> at the end of it.
>>>
>>> Before deplaning on reaching Hyd I gave them another dose and demanded
>>
>>> from them what extra they had to do for me.  I finally told to tell
>> all
>>> their colleagues such an incident should never occur.
>>>
>>> I am surely going to complain to DGCA, how their new guidelines is
>>> followed.
>>>
>>> Harish.
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