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Alcohol should be served in a 'reasonable, safe manner': AI to cabin crew

Cabin crew observations of the quantity, rate and type of alcohol consumed by a guest can help in the assessment of whether that person is unduly intoxicated

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Deepak Patel New Delhi
Air India has issued dos and don'ts for its cabin crew members on how to handle the passengers while serving alcohol.

"Service of alcoholic beverages must be carried out in a reasonable and safe manner. This includes tactfully refusing to (further) serve a guest alcohol," the airline added.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had on January 20 fined Air India Rs 30 lakh for violating rules while handling an unruly incident on its New York-Delhi flight on November 26, when ex-Wells Fargo vice-president Shankar Mishra allegedly urinated on a female co-passenger.

"Air India empowers its cabin crew to

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First Published: Jan 24 2023 | 12:02 AM IST

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