STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

‘Cancelling of flight an insult’

Published: 23rd September 2012 09:14 AM  |   Last Updated: 23rd September 2012 11:49 AM   |  A+A-

The latest episode in a series of cancellations in the past couple of months has raised questions about the reliability of the national carrier.

Air India Express has cancelled as many as 168 trips over the past couple of months owing to various reasons, from pilot strike to route diversion.

The repeated cancellations have put the state government on the defensive.

NORKA Minister K C Joseph said the state government will take up the issue with the Prime Minister.

“We feel this a humiliation for the people of the state. Keralites in the Gulf sector are contributing the most to Air India’s revenues. However, they are treated worse by the national carrier,” he said.

Stay up to date on all the latest Kerala news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp