Overcharging at airport parking irks guests

Overcharging at airport parking irks guests



Tribune Information Service

Charanjit Singh Teja

Amritsar, April 21

Guests at Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee Worldwide Airport (SGRDJI) are a harried lot, because the parking contractor has been allegedly overcharging. In a current grievance, a neighborhood resident highlighted the observe.

Abhit Khurana, a resident, filed a grievance with the airport authorities in opposition to the parking contractor and his staff on the airport. Khurana is a daily customer to the airport and claimed that he was intently monitoring the overcharging observe on the parking.

Airport Parking prices

  • First half-hour Rs. 20
  • 30-120 minutes Rs. 55
  • 2 hrs to 7hrs Rs. 105
  • 7 hrs to 24 hrs Rs. 165

“On the intervening evening of April 14 and 15, I visited the airport with my family members in 4 automobiles to drop off a relative. Round 11:15 pm on the 14th, we parked the automobiles on the airport parking and left round 2:20 am on the fifteenth. After I reached the barrier of the parking exit, the attendant requested me to pay Rs. 330 per car. I requested him how did he calculate that three hours’ parking prices are Rs. 330? He claimed that it was as per the speed record of the parking,” Khurana mentioned.

On the intervening evening of April 14 and 15, I visited the airport with my family members in 4 automobiles to drop off a relative. Round 11:15 pm on the 14th, we parked the automobiles on the airport parking and left round 2:20 am on the fifteenth. After I reached the barrier of the parking exit, the attendant requested me to pay Rs. 330 per car. I requested him how did he calculate that three hours’ parking prices are Rs. 330? He claimed that it was as per the speed record of the parking. —Abhit Khurana, A resident

In the meantime, one other worker joined the attendant they usually entered right into a heated argument.

“I requested them to name up their supervisor, to which they mentioned you go and see the supervisor, however solely after paying. Later, I known as the office-bearers of a neighborhood NGO to name the airport director. After listening to airport director’s title, the employees requested to pay solely Rs. 60 for every car,” Khurana mentioned.

“Being a vigilant citizen, it’s my responsibility to carry the matter to the discover of the authorities and demand correct motion in opposition to wrongdoers. With such false practices, the parking contractor will not be solely maligning the picture of Amritsar airport, but additionally bringing shame to the town. Regardless of repeated complaints, no motion has been taken in opposition to the contractor,” he mentioned.

The airport officers have assured Khurana that his grievance can be investigated and applicable motion can be taken.

“I’ve written to MP Gurjeet Singh Aujla to conduct a vigilance inquiry into the matter in opposition to AAI officers in addition to the parking contractor as a result of they aren’t taking any motion regardless of repeated complaints. If no motion might be taken, then we are going to take this matter to the Aviation ministry,” Abhit mentioned.





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