[AI] It is the Kingfisher this time

Prof. S. R. Mittal srmittal at gmail.com
Mon Aug 20 09:05:53 EDT 2007


Dear friends.
I have travelled with Kingfisher many times at least ten times. I have not 
faced any problems. They were very courteous and helping.
Yours sincerely Mittal.
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Syed Imran" <syed.fame at gmail.com>
To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
Sent: Tuesday, August 21, 2007 6:08 AM
Subject: Re: [AI] It is the Kingfisher this time


> It will be good if you could share the reply of our so-called
> "Bangalore-based billionaire and the boss of low-cost carrier Kingfisher
> Airlines"
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "harish kotian" <hpkotian at rbi.org.in>
> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 4:49 AM
> Subject: Re: [AI] It is the Kingfisher this time
>
>
>> Hi
>> I sent a complaint of the incident to Vijay malya, chairman Kingfisher. 
>> If
>> anyone also wishes to express their opinion on the incident, the email id
>> to
>> write is:
>> chairman at flykingfisher.com
>> Harish.
>>
>>
>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: "Dinesh Kaushal" <dineshkaushal at hotmail.com>
>> To: <accessindia at accessindia.org.in>
>> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 1:53 PM
>> Subject: Re: [AI] It is the Kingfisher this time
>>
>>
>>>I am not a lawyer, but I feel that in DGCA guidelines, there was 
>>>something
>>> of the kind, that if the airlines feels that boarding a disabled flier
>>> could
>>> cause security issue, then they could refuse.
>>>
>>> Although in the above case, there is no security cause as with any blind
>>> person it should not be an issue, but not sure if airlines can misuse
>>> this
>>> clause.
>>>
>>> Regards
>>> Dinesh Kaushal
>>>
>>> blog at
>>> dineshkaushal.blogspot.com
>>>
>>> -----Original Message-----
>>> From: accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in
>>> [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On Behalf Of harish
>>> kotian
>>> Sent: Monday, August 20, 2007 10:49 AM
>>> To: accessindia at accessindia.org.in
>>> 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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