Suspension of AAI Officials
Shri Ajit Singh, the Minister of Civil Aviation informed Lok Sabha today in a written reply that presently, only 20 officials of Airports Authority of India (AAI) are under suspension/deemed suspension. These officials have been suspended on account of disciplinary cases pending against them. The charges against these officials relate to demanding and accepting illegal gratification, embezzlement/mishandling of case, deploying non-ATC personnel for handling ATC functions, issues relating to facilitating pilots to obtain commercial pilot license, involvement in customs related cases in the Cargo complex and cases relating to bigamy, dowry, etc. Action has been initiated against these officials under the Conduct Rules of Airports Authority of India.