Naming the episode shocking, the national transporter Air India has offered an expression of remorse to the Indian table tennis group, who were denied loading up on the Delhi-Melbourne trip on Sunday.
In an announcement, an Air India representative stated, “This was an extremely shocking episode, we apologize to the players and we are masterminding next accessible flights.”
Recently, table tennis player Manika Batra took to Twitter expressing that the Indian unforeseen, containing 17 players and authorities of Indian table tennis group were denied loading up on the Melbourne-bound trip because of overbooking.
Batra had likewise labeled Sports Minister Rajyavardhan Singh Rathore and Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s office in her tweet.
“Our unexpected of aggregate 17 players and authorities of Indian table tennis group including CWG medalist myself, Sharath Kamal, Mouma Das, Madhurika, Harmeet, Suthirta, Sathyan should fly today to Melbourne by AI 0308 to take an interest in ITTF World Tour Australian Open from tom,” the player tweeted.
“On achieving Air India counter we were informed that flight is overbooked and just 10 individuals from TT group can fly which left us in a shock.7 of us are as yet unfit to fly. Every one of the tickets were reserved by Balmer Lawrie. @Ra_THORe @PMOIndia Shocked at such botch by @airindiain,” she included.
Be that as it may, Batra later posted a photo of herself on Twitter with a ticket close by and said thanks to Neelam Kapur, Director General of Sports Authority of India, for making brief move in such manner.