New Delhi: Yet another incident has shamed the airlines industry. A pilot of the Spicejet misbehaved with its own airhostess. Not only once but twice this shameful act was repeated. The pilot had asked the airhostess to sit with him in cockpit of a Boeing 737 on both legs of an international flight and making her sit on his seat.
The pilot also sent his co-pilot out of the cockpit, leaving the two alone in the cockpit for a long time.
Spicejet has sacked the pilot after this shocking incident by its own pilot.
DGCA is looking into the matter. “First investigate, then suspend”, says DGCA.
Spice has released a statement to NewsX saying the Pilot has been sacked.
“The airlines further said that is an equal opportunity employer. With respect to the present case, we wish to inform you that we have internal complaint committee in place which is mandated by The Sexual Harrassment of Women at Workplace (prevention, prohibition and redressal) Act, 2013.
We initiated inquiry process as per the guidelines laid in the said Act.
The inquiry process has been concluded subsequently, the services of the alleged pilot has been terminated.
The case has been informed to DGCA by our Flight Safety department and their inquiry is also on.”