Dhawan Bashes ‘Emirates’ After His Family Debarred From Flight


Dubai: Indian opening batsmen Shikhar Dhawan hits out angrily at Emirates Airlines after his family had to face an unexpected ordeal on Friday when they were not allowed to board South Africa based flight at Dubai airport.

Dhawan in an angry tweet wrote, “Absolutely unprofessional from @emirates. Was on my way 2 SA with my fam & was told that my wife and kids can’t board the flight from Dubai to SA. Was asked to produce birth certificates & other documents fr my kids at the airport which we obviously didn’t have at that moment.”

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Dhawan’s family have to wait at Dubai Airport for the documents to arrive and he also said the Emirates’ staff were rude to them. In another tweet, Dhawan expressed his anger over the employees of the airlines.“They are now at Dubai airport waiting for the documents to arrive. Why didn’t @emirates notify about such a situation when we were boarding the plane from Mumbai? One of the emirates’ employee was being rude for no reason at all,” he tweeted.