[AI] discrimination by spicejet

Ketan Kothari muktaketan at gmail.com
Thu Jul 9 10:14:01 PDT 2015


Hi,

I have flown alone several times.  Please ask for the rules in writing and 
don't submit meekly.

With best wishes,

Ketan

-----Original Message----- 
From: Parimala Bhat
Sent: Thursday, July 09, 2015 8:48 PM
To: AccessIndia: a list for discussing accessibility and issuesconcerning 
thedisabled.
Subject: Re: [AI] discrimination by spicejet

i  had a  very bad experience with Jet airways when I  was returning from
Baharen they would not allow me to fly as I  did not have an excort. it
seems they have a  rule that they do not allow a  visually challenged to
travel alone. I   had to argue  and fight with them to allow me to
travel.finally with grate hesitation they put me on the flight they warned
me not to fly alone next time with Jet airways.
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Subject: Re: [AI] discrimination by spicejet


>i have travelled some times by spicejet from between bangalore & delhi
> but they have assisted me in all times from boarding till exit from
> airport, even inside the flight airhostess helps me when I am going to
> washroom, the best I have experienced is jet airways
>
> On 7/9/15, Mahesh S. Panicker <maheshspanicker at gmail.com> wrote:
>> While Indigo is way ahead of others in terms of service quality,
>> SpiceJet hasn't extracted any extra money from me the few times I've
>> flown with them. But if they are trying to introduce  such an
>> additional payment now, it has to be taken up with the DGCA and the
>> Ministry of Civil Aviation right away.
>>
>> On 7/9/15, Aravind R <aravind.andhrabank at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> yes. indigo service is good.
>>>
>>> On 7/9/15, George Abraham <george at eyeway.org> wrote:
>>>> Last year I flew Spice Jet from Hyderabad to Delhi. While still in the
>>>> taxi
>>>> approaching the airport I had called the Spice Jet office at the 
>>>> airport
>>>> informing them of my travel to Delhi with them and need for assistance.
>>>> They asked me to get to a particular point and then give them a call. I
>>>> did
>>>> as adviced but for 15 minutes no one turned up. I then called Indigo
>>>> with
>>>> whom I frequently fly and told them that I was stuck. They promptly 
>>>> sent
>>>> someone who ironically assisted me with getting to Spice Jet counter .
>>>> They
>>>> also used their good offices to organise assistance for me from Spice
>>>> Jet.
>>>>
>>>> I do not think I would want to fly with Spice Jet again given their
>>>> attitude.
>>>>
>>>> Best regards,
>>>>
>>>> George
>>>>
>>>> -----Original Message-----
>>>> From: AccessIndia [mailto:accessindia-bounces at accessindia.org.in] On
>>>> Behalf
>>>> Of Aravind R
>>>> Sent: 09 July 2015 10:57
>>>> To: AccessIndia: a list for discussing accessibility and issues
>>>> concerning
>>>> the disabled.
>>>> Subject: Re: [AI] discrimination by spicejet
>>>>
>>>> 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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>> Assistant Professor, Department of Political Science,
>> Lady Shri Ram College, Lajpat Nagar
>> New Delhi 110024
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