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Worm in Sandwich on Air India Flight
Emirates 24/7 ^ | Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Posted on 10/15/2013 9:57:19 AM PDT by nickcarraway

Investigations underway

Air India said Tuesday an investigation was underway after a passenger found worms in his sandwich mid-flight. The passenger made the discovery during a flight from New York to New Delhi on September 28 on India's struggling flagship carrier.

The passenger reported the incident to Air India, but said he did not hear anything back for two weeks, according to the Press Trust of India. "We are investigating the caterer regarding this incident," airline spokesman Prasad Rao told AFP in New Delhi.

The spokesman said the airline maintained high standards, including hygiene conditions, adding that this was a "very rare incident".

The loss-making airline has been hit by a string of issues, including over safety. In May, a flight to Bangalore was diverted to another city after the pilot returned from a toilet break and found the door to the cockpit jammed shut.

Air India also this year suspended a senior pilot caught drunk just before he was to fly a passenger aircraft.

Air India is the country's fourth-largest airline by market share, and has been hit hard by rising fuel prices and fierce competition from private carriers that have added to a legacy of labour problems and crushing debts.


TOPICS: Food; Pets/Animals; Travel
KEYWORDS: airindia; gagh; india; klingon; klingons; sciencefiction

1 posted on 10/15/2013 9:57:19 AM PDT by nickcarraway
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To: nickcarraway

“Be quiet, or everyone will want one!”


2 posted on 10/15/2013 9:59:07 AM PDT by SoothingDave
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To: nickcarraway

Worm in sandwich?

Did Air India gets it’s food from Michelle Obama’s WH Garden?


3 posted on 10/15/2013 9:59:40 AM PDT by UCANSEE2 (The monsters are due on Maple Street)
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To: nickcarraway

Why on breaking news? Our country’s issues are a wee bit more important...


4 posted on 10/15/2013 10:01:40 AM PDT by CincyRichieRich (“Life is hard, but it’s harder when you’re stupid.” John Wayne)
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To: nickcarraway

Just think how many aren’t found.....


5 posted on 10/15/2013 10:02:06 AM PDT by b4its2late (A Liberal is a person who will give away everything he doesn't own.)
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To: nickcarraway

“No extra charge!”


6 posted on 10/15/2013 10:02:52 AM PDT by Darteaus94025 (Phony President)
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To: CincyRichieRich

This is breaking news. It’s to remind me not to fly Air India.


7 posted on 10/15/2013 10:03:35 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: nickcarraway

Earthworms or caterpillars from the veggies?


8 posted on 10/15/2013 10:03:40 AM PDT by KarlInOhio (Everyone get online for Obamacare on 10/1. Overload the system and crash it hard!)
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To: nickcarraway

It’s half a worm you have to worry about.


9 posted on 10/15/2013 10:04:27 AM PDT by RetSignman (As Goes America, So Goes the World. A Communist America, A Communist World.)
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To: nickcarraway

Well that’s still better than the NOTHING that I got on the Seattle to Orlando flight on United.


10 posted on 10/15/2013 10:04:45 AM PDT by sportutegrl
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To: SoothingDave

Finding a whole worm beats finding just a half.


11 posted on 10/15/2013 10:05:17 AM PDT by masadaman
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To: nickcarraway

Could have been worse, they could have had the fish.


12 posted on 10/15/2013 10:05:45 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: RetSignman

Beat me to it. Rats!


13 posted on 10/15/2013 10:06:15 AM PDT by masadaman
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To: UCANSEE2
I remember in the military being confined to barracks and treating it like an "incarceration", including calling the Roving Patrol our "jailors".

"Hey, Turnkey!"

"What?", he responded.

"There's a fly in my swill!"

"So?", he answered, playing along.

"I ordered cockroach!"

...

14 posted on 10/15/2013 10:06:28 AM PDT by Utilizer (Bacon A'kbar! - In world today are only peaceful people, and the mooslimbs trying to kill them-)
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To: max americana

I take this Air India flight about every 2 months. AAI 102 to New Dehli and AI 101 to JFK. The food has always been really good (for airplane food). The food on the flight described came from the caterer in New York, which caters lots of airlines..... I wouldn’t be surprised if others also had the problems - and no one looked inside their sandwich to notice!


15 posted on 10/15/2013 10:10:14 AM PDT by SC_Native (Ex resident of SC, GA, VA, NC. Current resident of FL.)
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To: nickcarraway

"..one dollar more"

16 posted on 10/15/2013 10:11:57 AM PDT by Doogle (USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: nickcarraway
What's the big deal? Worms are high in protein and low in fat. And, they have no bones. The perfect food!

If snails are considered a gourmet food, why can't worms be too? It's discrimination!

17 posted on 10/15/2013 10:20:50 AM PDT by Cowboy Bob (They are called "Liberals" because the word "parasite" was already taken.)
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To: SC_Native

I go to the Philippines every 4 months, and sidetrack to Hongkong to visit my sis who works for an intl bank. Take Korea or Japan airlines. There was even one time I went back to the US and our section only had 20 passengers and whatever we asked, like certain foods, they just did it as the food would spoil.


18 posted on 10/15/2013 10:22:16 AM PDT by max americana (fired liberals in our company last election, and I laughed while they cried (true story))
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To: nickcarraway

So what’s the big deal? Ask for the vegetarian meal next time.


19 posted on 10/15/2013 10:28:56 AM PDT by pallis
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To: nickcarraway

This is why you should always chew your food thoroughly.


20 posted on 10/15/2013 10:31:40 AM PDT by DeWalt (Times are more like they used to be than they are today.)
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To: nickcarraway

You find a worm in an Air India sandwich and are alarmed?!! Ha! Ha! No doubt Air India caterers hired Indians with Indian health, sanitation and housekeeping standards which created this sandwich. This is normal table fare in India which is why everything is boiled or deep-fried to hell. Flies landing on food, depositing their eggs and people with filthy, filthy hands are there handing food at every turn. So NO, this isn’t a surprise about Air India food. Buy a sandwich at the airport and only drink canned beverages for the flight.


21 posted on 10/15/2013 10:41:49 AM PDT by AKinAK (Keep your powder dry pilgrim.)
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To: nickcarraway; Revolting cat!
USHA: You're not going to the wedding, are you?

ELAINE: Well ...

USHA: Don't go. India is a dreadful, dreadful place.

ZUBIN: You know, it's the only country that still has the plague? (laughing as he says the line) I mean, the plague! Please!

USHA: Here's the registry. Send her a gift, and be glad you did not have to go.

ELAINE: (Soaking it in) Right. Don't go. Send a gift. I think I understand.

ZUBIN: If I had to go to India, I wouldn't go to the bathroom the entire trip.

ELAINE: (Leaving) That's fantastic.

ZUBIN: And I'm not so crazy about Manhattan, either.

< /SEINFELD >

22 posted on 10/15/2013 11:04:43 AM PDT by a fool in paradise (America 2013 - STUCK ON STUPID)
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To: Cowboy Bob

23 posted on 10/15/2013 11:04:50 AM PDT by bgill (This reply was mined before it was posted.)
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To: nickcarraway

24 posted on 10/15/2013 11:05:47 AM PDT by OB1kNOb (If govmt is stockpiling guns, ammo, food, & meds, don't you think it's a good idea to do the same?)
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To: nickcarraway

Do Jains fly?


25 posted on 10/15/2013 11:09:29 AM PDT by Starstruck (If my reply offends, you probably don't understand sarcasm or criticism...or do.)
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To: nickcarraway

The flight was FROM New York? So would that not imply a New York based food supplier?


26 posted on 10/15/2013 11:22:51 AM PDT by Rockpile
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To: nickcarraway

They call it protein.


27 posted on 10/15/2013 11:25:32 AM PDT by Sacajaweau
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To: nickcarraway

I left my last company because I had to start flying to India twice a year.


28 posted on 10/15/2013 11:27:43 AM PDT by Resolute Conservative
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To: sportutegrl

Starting Dec. 1, United will apply a $30 surcharge to those passengers who desire to sit in the “worm-free” section of the cabin.


29 posted on 10/15/2013 12:32:49 PM PDT by Notary Sojac (Mi tio es enfermo, pero la carretera es verde!)
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To: nickcarraway

I had that happen on a United flight once.


30 posted on 10/15/2013 1:19:09 PM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: nickcarraway

Good thing it wasn’t a Muslim who bit into a worm. He would be one angry jihadist, especially if that worm crawled out of a pig’s a—!


31 posted on 10/15/2013 1:19:42 PM PDT by IbJensen (Liberals are like Slinkies, good for nothing, but you smile as you push them down the stairs.)
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To: Perdogg; cripplecreek; AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ...

Gagh ping.


32 posted on 10/15/2013 5:28:08 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Don't order the vermicelli.)
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To: SunkenCiv
Gagh ping.

But was it Torgud gagh, Filden gagh, Meshta gagh, Bithool gagh, Wistan gagh, or some other variety?

33 posted on 10/15/2013 5:31:08 PM PDT by markomalley (Nothing emboldens the wicked so greatly as the lack of courage on the part of the good -- Leo XIII)
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34 posted on 10/15/2013 5:47:59 PM PDT by Delta 21 (Oh Crap !! Did I say that out loud ??!??)
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To: Cowboy Bob

“Slimy, yet satisfying.”


35 posted on 10/15/2013 6:28:40 PM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dfwgator

At least he didn’t ask for the Cockroach Cluster.


36 posted on 10/15/2013 6:39:05 PM PDT by Clay Moore ("In politics, stupidity is not a handicap." Napoleon Bonaparte)
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To: Clay Moore

Or Ram’s Bladder Cup or Anthrax Ripple.


37 posted on 10/15/2013 7:06:45 PM PDT by dfwgator
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