What’s in a reputation? Apparently your flying rights.
Comic Kunal Kamra grew to become a family identify lately after he was banned by as many as 4 Indian airways for allegedly ‘heckling’ Republic TV journalist Arnab Goswami on an IndiGo flight. nevertheless, his identify has now began to change into an issue not only for him however for all those that share the identical identify.
In a comedy of errors on February 3, a person by the identify of Kunal Kamra (NOT the comic however one other Kunal) was initially denied entry into an Air India flight from Jaipur to Mumbai, because of his identify.
As Kamra the comic has been banned from all Air India flights till additional discover, Bostonian Kunal who was in India to go to household was instructed on the airport that his ticket stood cancelled and that he was not legitimate to fly.
In line with a report in India At present, it took Kunal two identification proofs that needed to be cleared by each airport and airline safety earlier than he might lastly get a sound ticket.
The hassled flyer was grateful for the immediate help that he acquired from the airline’s employees. Nevertheless, he expressed concern over the incident, claiming that the one motive for cancelling his ticket was that his identify was the identical as Kamra’s and that the onus to show his identification was totally on him.
The incident piqued the curiosity of the extra well-known of the Kamras, it appears, because the comic took to Twitter to share the incident, calling it “collateral injury”.
As of now, regardless of criticism from IndiGo’s pilot on whose flight the incident occurred in addition to Opposition chief Rahul Gandhi who exprssed solidarity with Kamra, the comic’s flying proper stay suspended. Indigo banned Kamra for flying for six months following a tweet by Union Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Poori looking for an motion in opposition to the incident. Air India, Spice Jet and Go Air adopted go well with.
Collateral injury 😢😢😢https://t.co/uHbWV7x8Sx
— Kunal Kamra (@kunalkamra88) February 5, 2020
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