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Air India fined, Pilot license suspended in PeeGate scandal

Air India fined, Pilot license suspended in PeeGate scandal

In a strict measure. Air India has been fined ? 30 lakh and the licence of the pilot-in-charge of its New York-Delhi flight on which a drunk passenger peed on a woman has been suspended for three months by the aviation regulator Director General of Civil Aviation. "We acknowledge gaps in our reporting and are taking relevant steps to ensure that they are addressed," said the airline after the watchdog's action.

A penalty of ? three lakh has also been imposed on director-in-flight services of Air India for "failing to discharge her duties" by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

This comes a day after the airline imposed a four-month flying ban on the passenger, Shankar Mishra, for the urinating incident on November 26 last year. The ban was in addition to the 30-day ban it had imposed on him earlier.

Air India fined, Pilot license suspended in PeeGate scandal

Air India fined, Pilot license suspended in PeeGate scandal

In a strict measure. Air India has been fined ? 30 lakh and the licence of the pilot-in-charge of its New York-Delhi flight on which a drunk passenger peed on a woman has been suspended for three months by the aviation regulator Director General of Civil Aviation. "We acknowledge gaps in our reporting and are taking relevant steps to ensure that they are addressed," said the airline after the watchdog's action.

A penalty of ? three lakh has also been imposed on director-in-flight services of Air India for "failing to discharge her duties" by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA).

This comes a day after the airline imposed a four-month flying ban on the passenger, Shankar Mishra, for the urinating incident on November 26 last year. The ban was in addition to the 30-day ban it had imposed on him earlier.

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