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President Kovind’s daughter gets ground role at Air India due to security reasons

Swati was a cabin crew on Air India’s long-haul Boeing 787 and Boeing 777 flights but has been deputed with Air India’s integration department for nearly a month now.

india Updated: Nov 12, 2017 18:48 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India, New Delhi
Ram Nath Kovind,Air India,Boeing 787
Ram Nath Kovind’s daughter is employed with the national carrier Air India.(PTI File Photo)

President Ram Nath Kovind’s daughter Swati, who was an air hostess with national carrier Air India, has been assigned ground duties because of security reasons, according to the airline’s spokesperson.

Swati, who doesn’t use a surname, was a cabin crew on Air India’s long-haul Boeing 787 and Boeing 777 flights, but for nearly a month now she has been deputed with Air India’s integration department at the airline’s headquarters here, the official said.

The department oversees human resource integration of erstwhile Indian Airlines and Air India since their merger in 2007.

“As a President’s daughter I don’t think she can fly as a crew with security personnel around. It is not possible to block so many passenger seats,” an airline source explained.

First Published: Nov 12, 2017 18:48 IST