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Arnab heckling row: After IndiGo & Air India, SpiceJet suspends Kunal Kamra

SpiceJet said on Twitter, "SpiceJet has decided to suspend Mr. Kunal Kamra from flying with the airline till further notice."

Kunal Kamra

Press Trust of India New Delhi
SpiceJet on Wednesday suspended stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra from flying with it after he allegedly heckled journalist Arnab Goswami aboard an IndiGo Mumbai-Lucknow flight.
SpiceJet is the third airline to take action against Kamra. While IndiGo suspended Kamra from flying with it for a period of six months on Tuesday itself, Air India banned him until further notice.
Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri had taken note of the incident on Tuesday and "advised" other airlines in India to impose similar restrictions on Kamra, stating "offensive behaviour designed to provoke & create disturbance inside an aircraft is absolutely unacceptable & endangers safety of air travellers".
On Wednesday morning, SpiceJet said on Twitter, "SpiceJet has decided to suspend Mr Kunal Kamra from flying with the airline till further notice."

An AirAsia India spokesperson said: "Our internal committee is reviewing this case and a decision will be taken soon. We will take action as per due processes."
Kamra allegedly heckled Goswami, the editor of Republic TV, on IndiGo's Mumbai-Lucknow (6E5317) flight on Tuesday.

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First Published: Jan 29 2020 | 12:55 PM IST

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