A lady passenger allegedly slapped an Air India staffer at New Delhi’s IGI airport today following an argument that broke out after she reported late to board her flight.
A woman passenger today slapped an Air India employee at New Delhi’s T-3 of Indira Gandhi International airport following an argument over arriving late at the counter for the issue of her ticket.
Air India sources told India Today that the passenger, resident of Haryana’s Panchkula town was travelling from Delhi to Ahmedabad.
Her Air India flight 019 was scheduled to depart at 0500 hours, for which she arrived at 4:18, following which she was denied boarding.
Soon after, she got into a scuffle with a lady Air India staffer and reportedly slapped her. The Air India employee in retaliation slapped the passenger back.
Sources add that the Air India manager has withdrawn his complaint after both the parties resolved the issue “amicably”.
A lady passenger going to Ahmedabad arrived late at the airport & missed her flight, There was argument between the duty manager and her, following which some altercation took place. That altercation has now been resolved with the help of security and police: Air India Official
— ANI (@ANI) November 28, 2017
The matter has been reported to the police, which is investigating further.