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Nation Being Patriotic: 'Jai Hind' By Air India Crew To Their Passengers; Mehbooba Mufti Takes A Dig On The Advisory

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| March 5 , 2019 , 15:28 IST

Air India issued an advisory to their crew members to say “Jai Hind” in every in-flight announcement on Monday.

The advisory issued by Amitabh Singh, Director Operations of Air India stated: “With immediate effect, all (crew) are required to announce ‘Jai Hind’ at the end of every announcement after a slight pause and much fervour.”

Whereas former Air India chairman Ashwani Lohani had issued a similar directive to pilots in 2016, PTI quoted an official as saying that the current advisory was a reminder to the staff in line with the “mood of the nation."

Faced with numerous complaints from its customers of being ‘inhospitable’ and ‘insensitive’, especially in times of flight delays, Lohani, during his first stint as Air India chief, issued a directive in May 2016, saying using the words ‘Jai Hind’ by the flight commander before takeoff would make a tremendous impact (on the passengers in case of delays).

Besides, Lohani in his communication had also asked the staff to be “courteous and polite” to passengers and said wearing a smile would be a “good thing”.

Meanwhile, Mehbooba Mufti takes a dig and posted “Little surprise that with General Elections around the corner, the josh of patriotism hasn’t even spared the skies.

Mufti never leaves a chance to slam anyone whether the opposition or on Kashmir affair.