Monday, June 12, 2017

Air India gives a ‘dressing down’ to top officials

Mumbai: Air India has issued a notice to all of its top officials, asking them to maintain a certain discipline while travelling in business class.

The notice was issued on June 6, after an inspection revealed that the airline’s senior-most officials were flouting rules by walking around in bathroom slippers and kurta-pyjama and harassing the crew on board.

As per the airline’s rules, officials travelling in the business class must be attired appropriately. Shirts, trousers and closed shoes are a must for them. It does not permit jeans, kurta-pyjama or slippers.

According to the notice issued by the chairman and managing director of the airline, Ashwani Lohani, all staff members availing of the privilege of flying in the airline, for personal or official reasons, will have to maintain a certain dress code.

An inspection conducted by the CMD revealed that many senior staff members were not dressed ‘as expected.’
12/06/17 Neha LM Tripathi/Asian Age