GoAir sacks pilot for derogatory tweet against PM Narendra Modi

Indian low-cost airline GoAir terminated its main pilot on Saturday over his derogatory remarks about Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Twitter.

“GoAir has a zero tolerance policy and it is mandatory for all GoAir employees to comply with company employment rules, regulations and policies, including social media behavior. The airline does not associate itself with the personal opinions expressed by any individual or employee. GoAir has terminated the captain’s services with immediate effect, ”a GoAir spokesperson said.

Upon learning of the matter, the airline separated from the pilot’s tweet and took action against him.

Meanwhile, the licensed GoAir pilot has apologized on Twitter. “I apologize for my tweets about the Prime Minister and other offensive tweets, which may have hurt the feelings of anyone associated. I transmit that GoAir is not associated with any of my tweets directly or indirectly as they were personal opinions. I take full responsibility for my actions and would like to apologize for my mistakes and gladly accept the consequences, “said the pilot.

The GoAir pilot made derogatory remarks against the Prime Minister on January 7 that management deemed offensive and contrary to company policy.

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