On Thursday Indigo has barred TDP MP Diwakar Reddy from its flight because of his misbehaving with the employees when they refused to let him board a flight because he was late in Visakhapatnam airport. Recently, seven other airline companies have barred the Telugu Desam Party MP from flying on their planes.
AirAsia, Jet Airways, GoAir, Vistara and other three carriers is baring the Diwakar Reddy from its flight on Friday. Indigo was the first to bar him and SpiceJet and Air India followed the Indigo on the same day. This is not the first time that Parliamentarian has misbehaving in the airport. Last October, JC Diwakar Reddy has created a scene in Ganavaram airport, when he missed a flight and he fired on officer for not waiting for him.
Diwakar Reddy is not the first person misbehaving with airlines, in past, Shiv Sena MP Ravindra Gaikwad hit a 60-year-old Air India Duty Manager with a slipper for not being given a business class seat.A complaint was filed against YSR Congress MP Mithun Reddy by assaulting the Air India manager at the Renigunta airport.
Reddy was denied a boarding pass because he checked in late in Visakapatnam-Hyderabad Flight. As per the regulations, check-in counter at airport must close 45 minutes before the scheduled take-off, Reddy arrives 28 minutes before his flight set to take off.
“IndiGo confirms the incident of an unruly behaviour on board 6E 608 en-route from Vizag to Hyderabad. (The) MP (J C Diwakar Reddy) who was scheduled to fly with IndiGo reported 28 minutes prior to the scheduled departure. The staff politely informed him that boarding for flight 6E 608 is closed and offered to accommodate Reddy in the subsequent flight. Reddy expressed his annoyance and soon raged against the staff using aggressive and abusive behaviour,” said a statement from the airline, after the incident on Thursday