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DGCA fines Air India Rs 10 lakh for not reporting second peeing incident

Says airline failed to report incident to the regulator and delayed referring it to the airline's internal committee

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Deepak Patel New Delhi
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has imposed a Rs 10 lakh fine on Air India for not reporting the second peeing incident to the regulator and for delay in referring the matter to the airline's internal committee. In this case, a male co-passenger had allegedly urinated on the vacant seat and blanket of a woman co-passenger on its Paris-Delhi flight of December 6.  

Last week, the regulator had fined Air India Rs 30 lakh for violating rules while handling the first peeing incident, when ex-Wells Fargo vice-president Shankar Mishra allegedly urinated on a female co-passenger, on a New

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First Published: Jan 24 2023 | 5:40 PM IST

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