DGCA imposes ₹10 lakh penalty on Air India

Inspections were carried out at Delhi, Kochi, and Bengaluru in May and September

Updated - November 22, 2023 09:59 pm IST

Published - November 22, 2023 04:29 pm IST - New Delhi

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) imposed a fine of ₹10 lakh on Air India for its failure to provide hotel accommodation to passengers affected due to flight delays, as well as for not compensating business class passengers on international flights who were assigned malfunctioning seats.

The regulator said that the action followed inspections carried out at Delhi, Kochi, and Bengaluru in May and September.

0 / 0
Sign in to unlock member-only benefits!
  • Access 10 free stories every month
  • Save stories to read later
  • Access to comment on every story
  • Sign-up/manage your newsletter subscriptions with a single click
  • Get notified by email for early access to discounts & offers on our products
Sign in


Comments have to be in English, and in full sentences. They cannot be abusive or personal. Please abide by our community guidelines for posting your comments.

We have migrated to a new commenting platform. If you are already a registered user of The Hindu and logged in, you may continue to engage with our articles. If you do not have an account please register and login to post comments. Users can access their older comments by logging into their accounts on Vuukle.