Tuesday, May 01, 2018

Vistara passenger claims cockroach on food, airline denies

New Delhi: A Passenger onboard a Vistaraflight today complained of spotting a Cockroachin his food, with the Airlinerejecting such claims.

The Passengertook to Twitteralleging that he spotted the insect in his Food

The Airlinein its reply to the Passengersaid "the insect was not on or from the meal and we are fumigating the aircraft regularly".

In a series of tweets, the airline, however, said, "despite regular fumigation, insects still find a way in and we apologise for the inconvenience caused. As the aircraft doors are opened regularly on ground, insects can sometimes still find a way in despite our best efforts of fumigating the aircraft."

The incident comes a few days after the government ordered a probe last month after a doctor was allegedly manhandled and offloaded from an IndiGo flight at Lucknow Airportwhen he complained of mosquitoes onboard.
01/05/18 PTI/Business Standard