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Air India pilots send legal notice to management


September 17th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Labour trouble is brewing again for Air India as a pilots' union has sent a legal notice to the national carrier for implementing new flight ... Read more...

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Pilots’ wage parity process has started, court told


September 4th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 4 (IANS) Air India Tuesday told the Delhi High Court that the process has started of implementing the recommendations of a panel to ensure career progression and ... Read more...

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Court notice to pilots’ group on Air India plea (Lead)


July 31st, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to an aviators' union of the erstwhile Indian Airlines on the plea of the Air India management against ... Read more...

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Court notice to pilots’ group on Air India plea


July 31st, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday issued notice to a union of aviators of the erstwhile Indian Airlines on the plea of the Air India management ... Read more...

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Striking pilots can’t get advanced aircraft training: court


May 30th, 2012 - 2:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 30 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday said Air India pilots had no right to get training on advanced Boeing 777 aircraft, to be used in international ... Read more...

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Russia may blacklist air passengers, pilots


May 16th, 2012 - 10:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, May 16 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Pilots who violate work rules and unruly passengers could be blacklisted in Russia under a bill now in parliament, an MP said.Andrei Andreev, chairman of ... Read more...

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AI pilots say they are ready for talks, management is not (Second Lead)


May 12th, 2012 - 4:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 12 (IANS) The agitating pilots of Air India Saturday said they are willing to hold unconditional talks with the government to end the impasse caused by ... 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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Won’t interfere with Air India pilots’ training: Delhi High Court


May 11th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) In a setback for pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines, the Delhi High Court Friday refused to interfere with the training of Air India pilots ... Read more...

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AI unions adamant on strike if dues not paid


March 23rd, 2012 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 23 (IANS) As the annual holiday season starts, Air India (AI) unions, including pilots and engineers, have reiterated their threat to go on strike from April 2 if ... 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 to give August incentive to employees


November 30th, 2011 - 11:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Nov 30 (IANS) National carrier Air India Wednesday said it will release the productivity-linked incentive (PLI) component of its employees' salary for August on Dec 5.The PLI constitutes ... Read more...

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Air India pilots threaten another strike


November 23rd, 2011 - 3:21 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 23 (IANS) The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) has threatened to launch another protest after Nov 30 if the central government fails to honour its commitments made in ... 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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Pilots unions fight over flying Boeing 787 Dreamliner


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 2 (IANS) The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) of the erstwhile Indian Airlines has opposed the strike threat called by its rival pilot body -- the Indian Pilots ... Read more...

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Over 100 Air India pilots threaten to resign


October 31st, 2011 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, Oct 31 (IANS) Trouble seemed to be brewing again for the national carrier Air India as over 100 pilots owing allegiance to the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG), which ... Read more...

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Air India pilots told to apologize


August 5th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday told Air India pilots to publicly apologize to the public for unleashing a 10-day strike that crippled the national carrier's ... Read more...

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Court pulls up pilots’ over strike and apology


July 29th, 2011 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday rapped Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) over its written apology for not following its direction, saying if the court accepts ... Read more...

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IndiGo, Canada’s CAE to set up pilot training centre


July 9th, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, July 9 (IANS) Montreal-based CAE, a world leader in providing simulators for training pilots, and InterGlobe Enterprises Limited of India have announced to form a joint venture training centre ... Read more...

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Air India pilots apologise to Delhi court, nation


May 25th, 2011 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) National carrier Air India's pilots Wednesday apologised to the Delhi High Court and the nation for going on a 10-day long strike which crippled the ... Read more...

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Court seeks to know causes of Air India strike


May 16th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday sought an explanation from the government over the causes of a 10-day strike which crippled the domestic operations of national ... Read more...

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Air India reinstates 15 pilots after ‘illegal’ strike


May 13th, 2011 - 3:51 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- The state-owned Air India on Thursday reinstated the 15 pilots who were sacked or suspended for participating in the recently ended 'illegal' strike, Press Trust of ... Read more...

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Fake pilots scam: Another pilot granted bail (Lead)


May 12th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) A trial court here Thursday granted bail to a pilot who was arrested for submitting forged documents to obtain his commercial pilots licence."Considering the circumstances ... Read more...

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Fake pilot scam: One more held


May 12th, 2011 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Another pilot was arrested for submitting forged documents to obtain his commercial pilots licence, police said Thursday."The 22-year-old pilot -- Rohit Kapoor -- was arrested ... Read more...

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Air India to operate 160 flights by Monday


May 7th, 2011 - 5:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) National carrier Air India Saturday said it will operate around 160 flights by Monday, from its current frequency of 40, as the striking pilots start ... Read more...

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Air India pilots call off 10-day strike (Second Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 12:27 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Air India pilots called off their 10-day-old strike Friday night after the government and the pilots union reached an "understanding" on their demand for pay ... Read more...

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Air India pilots call of strike (Lead)


May 7th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Air India pilots called off their 10-day-old strike late Friday night after the government and the pilots union reached an "understanding" on their demand for ... Read more...

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Third round of talks with Air India pilots begin


May 6th, 2011 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Interlocutors from the aviation ministry and representatives of Air India pilots Friday began a third round of informal talks to resolve the impasse as the strike ... Read more...

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Air India cancels 12 flights from Kolkata


May 6th, 2011 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 6 (IANS) Air India cancelled 12 flights from Kolkata as the strike by over half of the airline's 1,600 pilots continued for the tenth day Friday, an official ... Read more...

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ICPA pilots take out rally in Kolkata


May 5th, 2011 - 11:57 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Members of the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) Thursday took out a silent rally in the city, demanding that "corruption in Air India should be checked".About ... Read more...

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Talks to continue to end Air India impasse (Roundup)


May 5th, 2011 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Interlocutors from the aviation ministry and representatives of the Air India's pilots failed to resolve the impasse Thursday on the ninth day of the strike ... Read more...

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Two more fake pilots arrested (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) Two more people have been arrested for obtaining commercial pilots' licences based on forged marksheets, police said Thursday."Capt. Param Prakash, 21, and Capt. Anirban ... Read more...

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Second round of talks with Air India pilots begin (Lead)


May 5th, 2011 - 3:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 5 (IANS) A two-member team of the civil aviation ministry Thursday began a second round of informal talks with the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) as the ... Read more...

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Air India cancels 10 flights from Kolkata


May 5th, 2011 - 1:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 5 (IANS) Air India cancelled 10 flights from Kolkata as the strike by over half of the airline's 1,600 pilots continued for the ninth day Thursday, an official ... Read more...

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Second round of talks between Govt. and striking pilots today


May 5th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 5 (ANI): With the pilots' strike entering its ninth-day, the second round of talks between Air India and pilots to end the deadlock will take place today.Civil Aviation Secretary ... Read more...

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