Woman alleges harassment by AirAsia crew at Bengaluru Airport

BENGALURU: Yet another airlines horror, a woman passenger accused the three AirAsia staff for allegedly outraging her modesty.

The incident took place at Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru on November 3.

Sharing her bitter experience with Times Now, the woman, an employee with a private bank alleged that while travelling in a Ranchi-Bengaluru in an AirAsia flight around midnight, the staff unnecessarily harassed her for not a genuine reason.

“They even threatened to deboard me,” she told Times Now. “I was left alone with two male staff of the airline at one in the night. I was clueless what was my fault,” she said.

“I was threatened with the complaint. They told me that they will see me outside. All this happened while my friend waited outside to pick me up. The ordeal continued till about 3 am,” the woman said.

The woman passenger has filed complaint with Sadashivanagar police against three men staffers for misbehaving with her.

Speaking to Express the woman said, “I filed a case with the police on November 7 as it took me a while to come out of the shock and I had some health issues. On Thursday, the police took me for the spot inspection and the case is being handed over to BIAL police as the incident occurred on the runway. The staff was very rude on the flight and I was worried about my safety. Other passengers supported me till the flight landed. The staff surrounded me on the runaway and took my photos on their phones and tried to molest me when I objected to it. I was not able to record the incident it was dark,” she said.