IndiGo airways have stated that their workers are going through exclusion and are being discriminated in opposition to as a result of nature of their jobs and journey historical past.
- Last Updated: March 23, 2020, 6:43 PM IST
The Coronavirus Pandemic is definitely testing occasions for us all however that has its downsides too as IndiGo airways have stated that their workers are being ostracised as a result of their ‘line of duty and travel history’.
This comes after Air India had issued an announcement on Sunday saying that it was alarming as to how in lots of localities, Air India crew members are being ostracised as a result of they travelled overseas to evacuate Indians.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday hailed the crew of Air India which has been evacuating stranded folks from coronavirus-hit international locations, a day after the airline complained that some “vigilante” resident welfare associations and neighbours had been ostracising its crew members who went overseas as a part of their obligation.
“Extremely proud of this team of @airindiain, which has shown utmost courage and risen to the call of humanity. Their outstanding efforts are admired by several people across India. #IndiaFightsCorona,” the prime minister tweeted.
He tagged a tweet from aviation minister Hardeep Singh Puri who stated, “When the going gets tough, the tough get going,” posting a photograph of the crew of Air India Boeing 777 led by Captain Swati Raval and Captain Raja Chauhan who airlifted 263 Indians, principally college students, stranded in Rome.
Not simply the Rome rescue op, Air India additionally evacuated stranded Indians from Milan final week and was among the many first airways to evacuate Indians from Wuhan, the epicentre of Coronavirus.
On Feb 1, an Air India 747 flew to Wuhan, the then epicentre of Coronavirus to rescue 324 stranded Indians, one of many earliest rescue ops by any authorities globally. A day later, the identical plane rescued 323 extra Indians alongside
(With inputs from PTI)