between Recent mid-air conflictsThe incident finally brought some smiles to the netizens. In a video that has gone viral on social media, a passenger on an Indigo Airlines flight can be seen asking an air hostess to open the window in the middle of the flight so that he can spit out his gut. Uploaded on Instagram by user Govind Sharma asking people to “tag your gutka loving friend”.
Even the air hostess apparently couldn’t stop laughing after hearing the passenger’s query.
“Excuse me, open the window, gutka thokna hai (Open the window, I want to spit gutka),” the passenger asked the person seen in the video clip. The air hostess laughed at this and the nearby passengers also joined in.
It appears that the man was having fun during the flight by asking for the window to be opened. The video received some interesting comments, with one user saying, “Kanpur flights have upgraded this feature.”
“Gatka matters,” wrote another user.
It follows a A recent incident in which Karnataka BJP MP Tejaswi Surya claimed that he accidentally opened the emergency exit door of the IndiGo flight. He later apologized for his actions.
IndiGo issued a statement on January 17 on an incident that took place on January 10 and said that a passenger accidentally opened the emergency door while the flight was on the ground and boarding was underway. According to the airline, which did not name Surya, the passenger immediately apologized for the mistake and the flight was delayed.
Later, Tamil Nadu BJP president K Annamalai, who was on the IndiGo flight with Surya, claimed that nothing of the sort happened. “There was no hand rest on his seat. So he put his hand on the door and then he saw a gap in the door and showed me,” Anamalai said in Chikmagalur.
The statement came after Union Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia said the passenger had opened the emergency exit by mistake and then apologised.