Misbehave in Flights

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Doctor allegedly manhandled, offloaded from IndiGo-flight after complaining about mosquitoes

10 Apr 2018

Doctor allegedly manhandled, offloaded from IndiGo-flight after complaining about mosquitoes

A Bengaluru doctor was allegedly manhandled and forcibly offloaded from an IndiGo flight at the Lucknow Airport yesterday after he complained of mosquitoes in the plane.

Indians ignore safety instructions on flights, endanger themselves: Official report

04 Feb 2018

Indians ignore safety instructions on flights, endanger themselves: Official report

We have known this for long, but an official report has finally confirmed it: Indians habitually break rules, even to the point of endangering themselves.

Delhi: Three businessmen arrested for harassing woman on SpiceJet flight

27 Jan 2018

Delhi: Three businessmen arrested for harassing woman on SpiceJet flight

Three businessmen were arrested from West Delhi for allegedly harassing a woman on an airborne flight while travelling from Bengaluru to Delhi.

'Dangal' star molestation: Accused in judicial custody till Dec 22

13 Dec 2017

'Dangal' star molestation: Accused in judicial custody till Dec 22

Thirty-nine-year-old Vikas Sachdev, arrested for allegedly molesting 'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim, has been remanded to judicial custody till December 22.

Zaira Wasim molested on flight: Mumbai businessman arrested

11 Dec 2017

Zaira Wasim molested on flight: Mumbai businessman arrested

Police have arrested 39-year-old businessman Vikas Sachdev for allegedly molesting 'Dangal' star Zaira Wasim aboard a Vistara flight.

'Dangal' child star Zaira Wasim allegedly molested on Vistara flight

10 Dec 2017

'Dangal' child star Zaira Wasim allegedly molested on Vistara flight

On 10th Dec, 17-year-old Zaira Wasim, who left a lasting impression with her portrayal of young Geeta in 'Dangal', has alleged molestation on a Vistara flight.

Tardy flyer slaps Air India staffer, gets slapped back

28 Nov 2017

Tardy flyer slaps Air India staffer, gets slapped back

After IndiGo received negative publicity for a staffer's misbehavior with a passenger, national carrier Air India (AI) is at the center of a similar controversy.

IndiGo in news again: Staff suspended for misbehaving with passenger

21 Nov 2017

IndiGo in news again: Staff suspended for misbehaving with passenger

It has been a bad month for IndiGo. First, ace shuttler PV Sindhu accused a staffer of behaving "badly and rudely" with her, and a few days later, a video of IndiGo employees thrashing a passenger went viral.

AI trolls IndiGo over passenger manhandling video, then deletes ads

09 Nov 2017

AI trolls IndiGo over passenger manhandling video, then deletes ads

Air India took a jibe at IndiGo after a video of its staff thrashing a passenger went viral.

IndiGo staff assaults passenger, employee who recorded video sacked instead

08 Nov 2017

IndiGo staff assaults passenger, employee who recorded video sacked instead

There was outrage on social media after a video of IndiGo staff dragging and thrashing a passenger at the Delhi Airport went viral.

IndiGo Airlines staffer behaves "rudely" with badminton star PV Sindhu

04 Nov 2017

IndiGo Airlines staffer behaves "rudely" with badminton star PV Sindhu

India's ace shuttler PV Sindhu lashed out at IndiGo Airlines after having a "very bad experience" while flying to Mumbai.

Singer Udit Narayan's son Aditya Narayan misbehaves with IndiGo staff

02 Oct 2017

Singer Udit Narayan's son Aditya Narayan misbehaves with IndiGo staff

Renowned Bollywood singer Udit Narayan's son, Aditya Narayan, misbehaved with IndiGo airline's staff at Chhattisgarh's Raipur Airport.

India's first No Fly List is out! Find details here

08 Sep 2017

India's first No Fly List is out! Find details here

The aviation ministry has released India's first 'No Fly List' (NFL) with guidelines on unacceptable behavior and possible consequences for disruptive flyers.

Doklam standoff: Amid heightened tension, Indian insulted at Shanghai airport

13 Aug 2017

Doklam standoff: Amid heightened tension, Indian insulted at Shanghai airport

Indian and Chinese citizens seem to be facing the effects of heightened bilateral tension amid the months-long India-China standoff at Doklam.

IndiGo lifts ban on TDP MP Diwakar Reddy

19 Jul 2017

IndiGo lifts ban on TDP MP Diwakar Reddy

IndiGo has lifted the ban on TDP MP Diwakar Reddy with immediate effect.

Disabled man forced to crawl on-board by Japanese airline

29 Jun 2017

Disabled man forced to crawl on-board by Japanese airline

In a horrific incident, a wheel-chair bound Japanese man Hideto Kijima, was forced to crawl upto 17 stairs to get on-board a Vanilla Air flight.

Man gropes woman, asks if she doesn't like being touched

21 Jun 2017

Man gropes woman, asks if she doesn't like being touched

A Gurgaon man has been booked for allegedly repeatedly groping a co-passenger on a Delhi-Mumbai flight.

As govt launches probe, 'unruly' MP Diwakar Reddy leaves country

17 Jun 2017

As govt launches probe, 'unruly' MP Diwakar Reddy leaves country

Even as the Civil Aviation Ministry ordered a probe into allegations of abusive behavior against TDP's JC Diwakar Reddy, the MP left for Paris late on June 16.

After Ravindra Gaikwad, TDP MP Diwakar Reddy banned by airlines

16 Jun 2017

After Ravindra Gaikwad, TDP MP Diwakar Reddy banned by airlines

Another MP has earned the wrath of Indian carriers. IndiGo and Air India have banned TDP MP JC Diwakar Reddy after he misbehaved with staffers at the Visakhapatnam Airport.

United Airlines cancels Indian-origin man's ticket for filming altercation

11 May 2017

United Airlines cancels Indian-origin man's ticket for filming altercation

An Indian-origin man, Navang Oza, has alleged his reservation on United Airlines was cancelled after he filmed an argument with its staff.

PIA pilot invites unauthorized woman to cockpit

09 May 2017

PIA pilot invites unauthorized woman to cockpit

A pilot from Pakistan International Airlines Captain Shahzad Aziz, has been hauled up for endangering the lives of passengers after he invited an unauthorized Chinese woman into the cockpit.

Now family kicked off Delta flight after row over toddler

05 May 2017

Now family kicked off Delta flight after row over toddler

A California family has alleged they were forcibly removed from a Delta Air Lines plane and threatened jail for refusing to give up the seat which their baby had occupied.

Delta pilot captured on camera hitting woman passenger

01 May 2017

Delta pilot captured on camera hitting woman passenger

Amid rising sentiment against airlines' insensitive handling of passengers, Delta Air Lines has come under fire after a pilot was captured on camera hitting a woman-passenger.

Passenger dragged out of United Airlines' flight wins settlement

28 Apr 2017

Passenger dragged out of United Airlines' flight wins settlement

Dr. Dao, the Kentucky doctor who was dragged out of a United Airlines flight from Chicago received a financial settlement from the airline.

United-Airlines in trouble: Toilets clogged on 14-hour flight to Mumbai

22 Apr 2017

United-Airlines in trouble: Toilets clogged on 14-hour flight to Mumbai

Passengers of United Airlines continued to face more trouble: an April 20 flight from Newark to Mumbai allegedly had clogged toilets, forcing flyers to "control" themselves for over 14 hours.

Viral video: Sena MP Gaikwad now seen arguing with cops

20 Apr 2017

Viral video: Sena MP Gaikwad now seen arguing with cops

Wading into another controversy, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad had a heated argument with cops at Latur when they tried to disperse a protest by him.

United Airlines removes couple headed to wedding from flight

17 Apr 2017

United Airlines removes couple headed to wedding from flight

In another controversy, a couple flying from Houston to Costa Rica for their wedding was removed from a United Airlines flight.

New controversy for United: Passenger stung by scorpion on flight

15 Apr 2017

New controversy for United: Passenger stung by scorpion on flight

Trouble continued for United Airlines after a passenger was allegedly stung by a scorpion which fell from an overhead cabin during a flight and stung him.

United passenger says flight ordeal worse than Vietnam War experience

14 Apr 2017

United passenger says flight ordeal worse than Vietnam War experience

Attorneys for Dr. David Dao, the man dragged off a United Airlines Flight, said his treatment was "more horrifying" than what he experienced in the Vietnam War.

United Airlines to compensate every passenger on controversial flight

13 Apr 2017

United Airlines to compensate every passenger on controversial flight

United Airlines announced that it will compensate every passenger on Flight 3411, from which a flyer was dragged off, for their tickets.

Outrage: United Airlines overbooks flight, drags passenger off board

11 Apr 2017

Outrage: United Airlines overbooks flight, drags passenger off board

A video of security officers forcibly dragging a screaming and bloodied passenger from an overbooked United Airlines flight has triggered an outrage on social media.

Air India lifts ban on Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad

07 Apr 2017

Air India lifts ban on Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad

ANI reported that Air India has lifted the flying ban on Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad, a day after Sena members demanded the civil aviation ministry intervene in the matter.

United Indian airlines bar abusive Sena MP from flying

25 Mar 2017

United Indian airlines bar abusive Sena MP from flying

A day after Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad assaulted an Air India employee, all domestic airlines barred him from flying with them for an indefinite period.

Air India slapping incident: Major airlines stand together

24 Mar 2017

Air India slapping incident: Major airlines stand together

Following the assault on an Air India staffer, major players SpiceJet and IndiGo extended their support towards the "no fly list".