9 May 2022

Indigo Airlines Bars Specially Abled Child To Board The Flight At Ranchi Airport

Latest reports have been coming in from a social media post which has went viral alleging the staff of IndiGo airlines barring an adolescent to fly to its place.

According to the reports this was done with special needs from boarding a plane along with his parents at the Ranchi airport.

According to the reports the Indigo staff has announced that the child would not be allowed to take the flight. That he was a risk to other passengers. That he would have to become 'normal' before he could be travel-worthy.

And the staff then went on to state something on the lines of 'behaviours such as this, and that of drunk passengers unfit to travel," added the post.

Meanwhile, the airline issued a statement saying that in the view of the safety of passengers, a specially-abled child could not board the flight with his family on May 07 as he was in a state of panic. 

However, the ground staff waited for him to calm down till the last minute but to no avail."

According to the sources the airline then made the family comfortable by providing them with a hotel stay, the family flew this morning to their destination. 

However the statement further stated that IndiGo prides itself on being an inclusive organisation, be it for employees or customers; and over 75k specially-abled passengers fly with IndiGo every month.

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