Air India cancels nine flights in Bangalore

April 28th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS  

Bangalore, April 28 (IANS) Air India operations in Bangalore were severely hit Thursday on the second day of the strike by its pilots, forcing the airlines to cancel nine flights.

“We operated 10 flights and cancelled nine,” an Air India spokesperson told IANS.

Three flights were cancelled Wednesday. Air India normally operates 17 flights out of Bangalore everyday.

Members of the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), once on the rolls of the erstwhile Indian Airlines, struck work midnight Tuesday demanding parity in pay with their counterparts in Air India and other issues related to work conditions.

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