[AI] discrimination by spicejet

Aravind R aravind.andhrabank at gmail.com
Wed Jul 8 22:26:46 PDT 2015

i have booked for this october only. so i will know the reality on
that day only. others pls tell.

On 7/9/15, Tony Kurian <mtonykurian at gmail.com> wrote:
> Dear all,
> This is to bring to your notice that spicejet is practicing
> discrimination against persons with disability.
> At present spicejet requires additional payment of RS 500 per flight
> for meet and assist facility. This means that visually challenged
> persons cannot fly with the airline without additional charges.
> My preliminary reading of the relevant guidelines suggest that this is
> in violation of the same. 4.1.7  Once persons with disability or
> reduced mobility report at the airport with valid booking and
> intention to travel, the airline shall provide assistance to meet
> their particular needs and ensure their seamless travel from the
> departure terminal of the departing airport upto the aircraft and at
> the end of the journey from the aircraft to the arrival terminal exit,
> without any additional expenses.
> Here is the link to the guideline http://dgca.nic.in/cars/d3m-m1.pdf
> I am of the opinion that this should be brought to the notice of the
> authorities. What can be done? Did any of you make this additional
> payment and notify the airline about the guidelines. Would be great if
> all of us can pitch in and do something.
> Thanking you,
> Warm regards,
> Tony
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nothing is difficult unless you make it appear so.

r. aravind,

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