Gulf Air asked to pay Rs 20 lakh compensation to Indian passenger

Jun 06 2014, 16:38 IST
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Gulf Air, Bahrain's national carrier, has been directed to pay compensation of 20 lakh to an Indian passenger. (Reuters) Gulf Air, Bahrain's national carrier, has been directed to pay compensation of 20 lakh to an Indian passenger. (Reuters)
SummaryPassenger was denied a boarding pass to travel to Qatar despite having valid documents and lost his job.

that was transferred to the district forum.

The forum, while passing orders in Kumar's favour, said, "OP (Gulf Air) has failed to explain how its own official failed to read the Arabic language on visa and why he was forced to bring English version.

"The officials of Gulf Airlines should be equipped with Arabic language or have official translators at Airport. Despite having seen the English version, Kumar was not allowed on 17th and 18th again," the forum said while rejecting the contention of the Gulf Air blaming Kumar for not keeping all documents ready.

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