The entire nation is fighting against corruption and the arrogance of politicians and to add a cherry to it, today the Belgaum Mumbai KingFisher flight 4132 was delayed due as the TWO Members of Parliament could not come on time.
Sucheta Dalal a journalist, writer & Managing Editor of Moneylife who is also from Belgaum tweeted today about this. She was on the same flight.
She tweets: “kingfisher flight 4132 at Belgaum airport: captain announces flight is delayed because 2 MPs r on way to airport: THIS IS WHY WE NEED LOKPAL”
The flight stats confirm that the flight was delayed by 5 mins and the flight took off at 13.20 instead of 13.15.
The Airport officials confirm that there was a delay of 3 mins and a delay upto 5 mins is allowed and need not be reported.
Sources told this blog who were aboard the flight that there was a heated exchange of words between the passengers aboard the flight who stood up and clapped as they entered the plane saying Welcome .
The MP’s said that they were delayed as they were caught in traffic as there were many protests going on in the city and I have no history of making any flight delayed in the past.
But the question here is if a common man was late would KF delay the flight?
Why special treatment for politicians?
Sucheta Dalal further tweets:
“Kingfisher flt 4132 from belgaum: still waiting for the names of MPs. pls help find out.”
“Kingfisher flt 4132 at Belgaum airport: MPs just arrived. Passengers stood up to thank them for delaying flt. They arrogantly said so what?”
“Many time, I look at tweets – sue Kingfisher, tell Air India/jet/kingfisher to ignore MPs etc. – and wonder if we r in the same country”