DGCA seeks report from GoFirst after a flight takes off leaving passengers at Bengaluru airport

A Go First plane bound for Delhi on Monday is believed to have left the city’s airport without carrying more than 50 passengers waiting for a shuttle bus to board and aviation regulator DGCA has asked the airline to The airline reported the incident.

Some passengers alleged on social media that a number of passengers on the bus had not been boarded on the Go First flight from Bengaluru to Delhi. They allege flight G8 116 departed at 6:40 a.m. Monday, leaving passengers behind.

The DGCA asked GoFirst to report after its flight from Bengaluru caused more than 50 passengers to forget to board at Bangalore airport on January 9. 53 of the 55 passengers were transferred to another airline. no different for Delhi onward, the remaining 2 claim a refund paid by the airline.

Go First declined to comment on the incident.

However, in response to one of the tweets, the airline urged users to share their details and said: “We regret the inconvenience caused.”

“Flight G8 116 (BLR-DEL) flew to passengers on the ground! More than 50 passengers on 1 bus were left on the ground and the flight took off with only 1 bus passengers on it! @GoFirstairways @JM_Scindia @PMOIndia is working in sleep mode ?No basic test!” said a tweet from a passenger named Satish Kumar.

Another passenger Shreya Sinha also complained on Twitter saying, “most horrifying experience with @GoFirstairways 5:35 am Boarding bus to board 6:30 am Still on bus carrying more than 50 passengers, driver stopped bus after being forced. Flight G8 116 took off, leaving 50 passengers. Negligence was too high! @DGCAIndia”.

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