Air India grab headlines for serving food with cockroach at Delhi Airport’s VIP lounge
We all love traveling. Travelling in flights are still one of the most luxurious ways of travelling and we all have our preferences about airlines while travelling. It can be for many reasons, like the security, baggage limit, food and many more!
Indira Gandhi International Airport, located in India’s capital region, Delhi, is one of the most busiest airport. Thousands of flights go in and out of Delhi daily. IGI Airport has also managed to bag few awards for its interior, maintenance and the busy factor, some awards naming ‘The Best Airport in Central Asia/India’ and ‘Best Airport Staff in Central Asia/India’ at the prestigious Skytrax World Airport Awards, the ‘Best Airport award’ from the Airports Council International within 25–40 million annual passengers category and finally, Delhi Airport also managed to bag one of most the prestigious ‘Golden Peacock National Quality Award’ given by the Institute of Directors (India) in 2015.
As IGI Airport serves as one of the hubs for the most popular airlines, Air India, there was a very disturbing scene experienced by one of passengers of Air India at the Delhi airport’s VIP lounge. This time the national carrier is accused of serving food with cockroach to a first class passenger and this is not the first time Air India has managed to be in the news!
The incident came to light after the passenger posted a photo of the plate with a cockroach on twitter and wrote, “Cockroaches on food plates at your Delhi Lounge for biz and first class passengers. Disgusting”. Following the complaint, Air India replied to the user and apologised for the incident.
— Harinder Baweja (@shammybaweja) December 20, 2017
Ma'am we have alerted the agency managing lounge at T3. Necessary corrective measures are being taken immediately. We deeply apologise for this incident.
— Air India (@airindiain) December 20, 2017
An airline source said that Air India subsidiary Hotel Corporation of India, which manages Centaur group of hotels, provides catering services at its lounge.
Delhi Airport is said to be a ‘carbon neutral’ airport.