Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Friday mentioned he’s inspecting the matter of airways charging passengers a price for issuing boarding passes at check-in counters contained in the terminals.
— Madhavan Narayanan (@madversity) May 13, 2022
A passenger named Neeti Shikha mentioned on Twitter: “New rule of SpiceJet. If you wish to get a boarding card at the check in counter, you need to pay extra. This is like telling a customer in a restaurant that if you want eat in a plate, you will be charged. Wonder what’s consumer forum doing!”
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Journalist Madhavan Narayanan known as this follow of airways as “ridiculous”.
In response, Scindia mentioned: “Agreed, will examine this asap!”
Agreed, will study this asap! https://t.co/KkY8b0xP93
— Jyotiraditya M. Scindia (@JM_Scindia) May 13, 2022
Currently, many airways in India cost passengers a sure price for issuing boarding passes at check-in counters. This follow was vigorously applied by the airways with the onset of pandemic when the federal government had made it obligatory for passengers to do net check-in.