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Air India reinstates nine sacked pilots (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 23 (IANS) The Air India management Monday informed the Delhi High Court that it has so far taken back nine of the 101 pilots who were sacked ... Read more...

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Air India, pilots disagree in court


July 18th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 18 (IANS) The Air India management and pilots Wednesday disagreed in the Delhi High Court on the composition of a panel proposed to consider the reinstatement of ... Read more...

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Government issued notice on striking pilots’ plea on back wages (Lead)


June 13th, 2012 - 5:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the central government and the Air India management on a plea by the striking pilots seeking payment ... Read more...

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Holidaymakers hit as Air India, Kingfisher flights cancelled


May 11th, 2012 - 10:55 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) Holiday plans of thousands of people across the country were ruined as Air India pilots continued their strike for the fourth day, while a section of ... Read more...

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Kingfisher cancels 20 flights, passengers take the hit


February 22nd, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Passengers booked to travel with Kingfisher Airlines continued to face a harrowing time for the fifth consecutive day Wednesday as the beleaguered airline cancelled ... Read more...

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More Kingfisher flights hit, government rules out bailout (Roundup)


February 20th, 2012 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Around 35 flights of Kingfisher Airlines were cancelled Monday, disrupting operations for third day in a row and the government queered the runway ruling out ... Read more...

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No government bailout for Kingfisher: Ajit Singh (Lead)


February 20th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Feb 20 (IANS) Operations of cash-strapped Kingfisher Airlines continued to be disrupted for the third consecutive day Monday even as the government reiterated that it will not ... Read more...

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Government to pay Rs.150 crore dues to help Air India


January 17th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) the government Tuesday said it will pay Rs.150 crore ($29 million) in dues it owes to Air India to help the cash-strapped national carrier ... Read more...

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Air India pilots call off stir (Intro Roundup)


January 14th, 2012 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Pilots of the cash-strapped national carrier Air India late Saturday called off their stir after being assured by the airline management that all their ... Read more...

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Air India flights hit as pilots report sick (Roundup)


January 14th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) National carrier Air India's operations were disrupted Saturday as about 40 Air India pilots, upset over non-payment of salaries, reported "sick", resulting in cancellation ... Read more...

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Air India pilots ’sick’, flights hit (Second Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 14 (IANS) Upset over non-payment of salaries, about 40 Air India pilots reported "sick" Saturday, leading to numerous cancellations of flights and leaving thousands of passengers ... Read more...

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Air India defers pilot training to stave off strike


November 2nd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) Air India Wednesday deferred for a month a training programme for pilots selected to fly the soon-to-be inducted Boeing 787 Dreamliners in a bid to pacify ... Read more...

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Air India strike grounds 1,100 flights, loss mounts to Rs.85 crore


May 4th, 2011 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) As many as 1,100 Air India flights have been cancelled as nearly half of the national carrier's 1,600 pilots continued their strike for the eighth ... Read more...

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Air India cancels 130 flights as pilots’ stir enters fourth day


April 30th, 2011 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Close to 130 flights were grounded Saturday as nearly half of Air India's 1,600 pilots continued their stir for the fourth day, despite facing a ... Read more...

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Committee set up to look into striking pilots’ grievances, says Kharge


April 28th, 2011 - 8:43 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): Union Labour and Employment Minister Mallikarjun Kharge on Thursday said the government has set up a committee to committee to look into the strike by pilots of ... Read more...

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Pilots still on strike, over 50 Air India flights cancelled


April 28th, 2011 - 2:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 28 (ANI): With the Air India pilots' strike entering its second day on Thursday, over fifty flights were cancelled while several others were delayed.In Delhi, 33 domestic flights were ... Read more...

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Air India sacks six pilots of striking union


April 27th, 2011 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) National carrier Air India has sacked six members of the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), on strike since Tuesday midnight to demand pay parity ... Read more...

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12 percent Air India flights cancelled as 600 pilots strike work (Third Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) As many as 36 flights in Delhi and 10 in Mumbai were cancelled after around 600 Air India pilots, who had been with the ... Read more...

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Several flights cancelled as 600 Air India pilots strike work (Second Lead)


April 27th, 2011 - 1:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) As many as 10 flights in Delhi and six in Mumbai were cancelled after around 600 Air India pilots, who had been with the erstwhile ... Read more...

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Air India pilots announce strike from March 16


March 14th, 2011 - 4:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, March 14 (IANS) A group of Air India pilots Monday said they will go on strike from March 16 over pay hike and other issues."We will go ... Read more...

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Budget: Air India to get Rs.1,200 crore fresh equity


February 28th, 2011 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 28 (IANS) National carrier Air India, reeling under a financial crisis, will now get an additional equity of Rs.1,200 crore ($250 million).Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee, in his 2011-12 ... Read more...

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Tantrum throwing Faye Dunaway denied upgrades on flights


February 21st, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Feb 21 (ANI): Actress Faye Dunaway, who was nicknamed "The Bitch" by flight attendants on one US airline, is said to have been denied an upgrade due to the notorious ... Read more...

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Indiscipline in Air India will not be tolerated: Praful Patel


May 29th, 2010 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel on Saturday said he had given full freedom to the Air India management to take any step to deal with disruptions like ... Read more...

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Air India cracks whip on unions, tries to normalise flights (Roundup)


May 27th, 2010 - 7:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Amid moves to restore normal operations after a two-day wildcat strike by 15,000 employees, national carrier Air India Thursday cracked down on two unions, sealing their offices, ... Read more...

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Air India seals major trade union offices in Mumbai


May 27th, 2010 - 6:52 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, May 27 (ANI): Air India has derecognized two major trade unions and sealed their offices in Mumbai.The affected trade unions are the Air Corporation Employees Union (ACEU) and the All India ... Read more...

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Air India cracks whip on unions as some flights resume (Afternoon Lead)


May 27th, 2010 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Amid moves to restore normal operations after a two-day wildcat strike by 15,000 employees, national carrier Air India Thursday initiated steps to avert such stirs in future, ... Read more...

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Air India struggles as many flights cancelled


May 27th, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi /Mumbai, May 27 (ANI): A day after an employees strike was called off national carrier Air India is struggling to set its operation back on track, as many flights from ... Read more...

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Air India cancels over 75 flights as staffers continue protest


May 26th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 26 (ANI): Air India has cancelled over 75 domestic and international flights scheduled for Wednesday in the wake of a flash strike launched strike by its staffers throughout the ... Read more...

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Ryanair To Charge For Toilet Usage


April 8th, 2010 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Apr 8, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Ryanair management has made it clear that it is going to impose a fee for using toilets. The airline management has decided to take this ... Read more...

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Another Air India flight stranded in Vizag


October 16th, 2009 - 5:01 pm ICT by ANI
Vizag, Oct. 16 (ANI): Just a day after leaving 40 passengers stranded at the Vizag airport for 24 hours, another Air India flight enroute to Chennai reportedly developed a technical snag and ... Read more...

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Air hostess molestation case: Air India grills pilots


October 7th, 2009 - 2:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 7 (ANI): A committee set up by Air India to probe molestation charges filed by an air hostess, was on Wednesday recording the statements of the pilot and the ... Read more...

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Railways to set up reservation booths at airports to help passengers


September 29th, 2009 - 8:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 29(ANI): In view of the ongoing stalemate between Air India executive pilots and the airline management, Indian Railways on Tuesday said that it would set up train passenger reservation ... Read more...

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Centre unhappy with Air India pilots strike: Praful Patel


September 29th, 2009 - 7:41 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep.29 (ANI): Appealing to the striking Air India pilots to end their four-day-old strike, Union Minister of State for Civil Aviation (Independent charge) Praful Patel on Tuesday warned that if ... Read more...

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Air India ground staff plans strike (Lead)


September 29th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) Air India appears heading for more trouble with its ground staff planning to go on strike and junior pilots defending their seniors who have gone on mass ... Read more...

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Air India strike enters fourth day, 26 flights cancelled


September 29th, 2009 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 29 (IANS) At least 26 flights of Air India were cancelled Tuesday morning with the standoff between the management and striking pilots entering the fourth day, causing severe inconvenience ... Read more...

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