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GoAir sacks senior pilot for making derogatory remarks about PM Narendra Modi on Twitter

Captain Malik, who made the remarks about PM Modi, has deleted the offensive tweets and locked his account on Twitter.

Published: 09th January 2021 11:29 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th January 2021 11:29 PM   |  A+A-

GoAir sacked a senior pilot for his remarks on PM Narendra Modi.

GoAir sacked a senior pilot for his remarks on PM Narendra Modi. (Photo | Agencies)

By PTI

NEW DELHI: GoAir has sacked a senior pilot who made derogatory remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter on Thursday.

"GoAir has terminated the services of the Captain with immediate effect," the airline's spokesperson said on Saturday when asked about the objectionable tweets by pilot Miki Malik.

Captain Malik, who made the remarks about the prime minister on Thursday, has deleted the offensive tweets and locked his account on Twitter.

GoAir spokesperson said the airline has a zero-tolerance policy on such matters and it is mandatory for its employees to comply with the company's employment rules, regulations and policies, including social media behaviour.

"The airline does not associate itself with personal views expressed by any individual or an employee," the spokesperson noted.



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