CBI books Air Asia's group CEO Tony Fernandes and others for violating international flying norms
A case has been registered by CBI against the Air Asia Group CEO Tony Fernandes for violating norms to get international flying licenses.
He has allegedly violated directors of the aviation company norms to easily get licenses for operating internationally. He is also charged with violation of Foreign Investment Promotion Board (FIPB)rules.
According to 5/20 aviation norm, a company should have at least five-year of flying experience and minimum 20 aircraft to be eligible for the license, said the official.
@sureshpprabhu @tonyfernandes . Pls take actions against such aviation operators who make customer suffer every time and if we cancel from our side because of emergency they don't show any lenaincy, then why should we? Complaint number 03728024. https://t.co/D7gEzDxU8c— vishal katoch (@Vikato12) May 29, 2018
In the FIR, not only Anthony Francis Tony Fernandes (Group CEO Air Asia Malaysia), the company Air Asia, Travel Food owner Sunil Kapoor, Air Asia Director R Venkatraman, aviation consultant Deepak Talwar but also Director of Singapore-based SNR Trading Rejendra Dubey and unidentified public servants have been named.
@sureshpprabhu @tonyfernandes . Mr Prabhu air Asia company has cheated by not refunding me after flight cancellation from their side.Did not inform me about flight cancellation and forced to take other operator flight and paid more 8k.They are not responding to complaints03783015 https://t.co/nfmwWS9qyy— vishal katoch (@Vikato12) May 29, 2018
The CBI has registered a case against AirAsia airline CEO Tony Fernandes and others for violation and removal of 522 rules in International aviation sector. CBI raided multiple locations in Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru.— Rajnish Singh (@rajnish583) May 29, 2018
According to the report, the Air Asia Group CEO Tony Fernandes has allegedly lobbied with government official for clearances.