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Nivedita Bhasin becomes first woman B-787 Dreamliner pilot


September 20th, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Senior Air India pilot Capt Nivedita Bhasin has become the first woman to command the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner which landed in New Delhi Wednesday, an ... Read more...

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Air India gets second Dreamliner, plans to start new routes


September 19th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) Air India Wednesday received its second Boeing 787 Dreamliner as it firmed up plans to open new international routes using the aircraft to destinations in ... Read more...

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Air India’s Dreamliner to be in service from Sep 19


September 12th, 2012 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday said it plans to deploy its newly-acquired Boeing 787 Dreamliner in service from Sep 19, with the first commercial flight ... Read more...

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Air India makes cash surplus, hopes for a turnaround


September 12th, 2012 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Air India Wednesday reported a cash surplus of Rs.48 crore during April-July 2012, reducing the net losses of the financially-stressed airline.The national carrier had a ... Read more...

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First Dreamliner aircraft delivered to Air India in the US


September 6th, 2012 - 11:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Flag carrier Air India Thursday took charge of the first of its Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft at Charleston in South Carolina in the US, ahead ... Read more...

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Air India pilots officially call off strike


July 4th, 2012 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The 59-day strike by Air India pilots ended Wednesday, a day after the aviators assured the Delhi High Court that they would call off their ... Read more...

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Air India pilots to call off strike (Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) Air India's striking pilots Tuesday assured the Delhi High Court that they would call off their 58-day agitation immediately.Appearing for the pilots, senior advocate Geeta ... Read more...

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Air India strike is second longest in aviation industry


July 1st, 2012 - 6:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The strike by a section of Air India pilots will Monday enter the 57th day, to attain the notorious distinction of becoming the second longest ... Read more...

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Notice issued to centre, Air India on pilots’ plea


June 25th, 2012 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday issued notice to the central government and the Air India on a plea of the Indian Pilots' Guild (IPG) challenging ... Read more...

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Pilots’ stir: Chief labour commissioner to convene talks


June 13th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The chief labour commissioner (CLC) has convened another round of talks between the Air India management and a section of striking pilots June 18 to ... Read more...

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Court notice to centre on striking pilots’ plea on back wages


June 13th, 2012 - 3:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to the centre and the Air India management on a plea by the striking pilots seeking payment of ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots move court over non-payment of dues


June 12th, 2012 - 10:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 12 (IANS) A section of striking Air India pilots Tuesday said they have moved the Delhi High Court against the non-payment of their salaries for March."Our strike ... Read more...

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Air India to cut loss-making routes (Lead)


June 5th, 2012 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) Air India may cut some of its loss-making routes under a new business plan it has worked out, sources in the civil aviation ministry ... Read more...

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Air India may not survive if strike continues: Official


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) Air India chief Rohit Nandan Saturday warned that the airline may not be able to survive in the long run if its pilots don't end ... Read more...

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Air India strike leads to biggest revenue loss


June 2nd, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 2 (IANS) The strike by Air India pilots entered the 26th day Saturday, pushing up the airline's revenue losses to more than Rs.350 crore, one of the ... Read more...

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Government announces Air India staff integration process (Second Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The government Friday said a uniform employees pay and allowances structure and other working conditions for successful integration of the erstwhile Indian airlines with Air ... Read more...

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‘Air India won’t take Dreamliners till compensation fixed’


May 29th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Tuesday said Air India would not take delivery of its first batch of Boeing 787 Dreamliner until both the airline ... Read more...

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Day 22, Air India loss mounts to Rs.310 crore


May 29th, 2012 - 3:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) The strike by pilots of national carrier Air India continued for the 22th day Tuesday, pushing up the losses to more than Rs.310 crore."Losses are ... Read more...

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Air India proposes VRS to cut down staff


May 27th, 2012 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Financially stressed Air India has proposed a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for its executive cadre employees to bring down manpower costs.The Air India Board will ... Read more...

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AI board meet to decide on Boeing 787 arrival date, employees VRS


May 25th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) The Air India board will meet Monday to decide on the induction date of the Boeing 787 Dreamliner into the carrier's fleet and a voluntary ... Read more...

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Contempt notice issued to Air India pilots (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a contempt notice to 67 striking Air India pilots and the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) for not complying with ... Read more...

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Air India pilots say studying court order


May 23rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Agitating pilots of Air India Wednesday said they will first study the latest High Court order that issued a contempt notice to them and then ... Read more...

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Contempt notice issued to striking Air India pilots (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued a contempt notice to the striking Air India pilots for not complying with its order that restraining them from ... Read more...

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Air India moves court against striking pilots


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday moved a contempt petition in the Delhi High Court against the striking pilots for not complying with its order that ... Read more...

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Air India recorded highest number of cancellations in April


May 17th, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) Troubled national carrier Air India hit another low Thursday with official data revealing that the flag carrier had the highest number of cancellations amongst all ... Read more...

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Kenya Airways launches Nairobi-Delhi flight


May 16th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) To capture the growing traffic between India and Africa, Kenya Airways Wednesday launched a direct Nairobi-New Delhi flight with one-way fare of Rs.22,000-Rs.28,000."We have waited ... Read more...

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High court reserves order on Air India pilots


May 16th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court reserved till Thursday its verdict on a plea by Indian Pilots Guild (IPG), an association of Air India pilots, challenging the ... Read more...

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Pilots union moves court against restraint order on stir


May 15th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) The Indian Pilots Guild (IPG), an association of Air India pilots, Tuesday moved the Delhi High Court challenging its single judge's order that restrained the ... Read more...

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Air India crisis continues, 14 flights cancelled


May 14th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 14 (IANS) The agitation by Air India pilots entered its seventh day Monday with the management cancelling 14 international outbound flights, also throwing domestic operations into disarray, ... Read more...

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Air India pilots’ strike enters fifth day


May 12th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) Four international flights were cancelled and several domestic flights re-scheduled Saturday as the Air India pilots continued to strike for the fifth day, leaving passengers stranded ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh meets PM, asks pilots to get back to work (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday said the agitating Air India pilots must return to work after which all their issues can be discussed.As ... Read more...

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Air India grounds bulk of Boeing 777 fleet


May 11th, 2012 - 4:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 11 (IANS) National carrier Air India Friday grounded the bulk of its Boeing 777 fleet as the pilots' agitation continued for the fourth day, an official said."We ... Read more...

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Air India moves apex court against pilots


May 10th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Air India management Thursday moved the Supreme Court seeking initiation of contempt proceedings against the office bearers of the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) for ... Read more...

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Air India moves Supreme Court as pilots strike rocks parliament (Roundup)


May 10th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Air India Thursday moved the Supreme Court to force the striking pilots back to work as their agitation dragged on for the third day affecting ... Read more...

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Pilots urge Ajit Singh to start negotiations


May 10th, 2012 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 10 (IANS) Under pressure from various quarters, the derecognised Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) Thursday appealed to Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to open channels of negotiation and accused ... Read more...

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