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Hold talks daily, court tells Air India, pilots (Lead)


July 9th, 2012 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday told the Air India management and a section of pilots, who recently called off their strike, to hold conciliation talks ... Read more...

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Air India pilots and management to again hold talks


July 9th, 2012 - 3:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) Air India pilots and the management will again hold conciliation talks July 10 and 12 with the chief labour commissioner to resolve the deadlock after ... Read more...

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Pilots accuse Air India of retracting on its commitment (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) has accused Air India of retracting on its commitment to "sympathetically" consider their grievances even as nearly 300 pilots having allegiance ... Read more...

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Pilots accuse Air India of retracting on its commitment


July 7th, 2012 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 7 (IANS) The Indian Pilots' Guild (IPG) has accused Air India management of retracting on its commitment and failing to reciprocate the "goodwill gesture" of the pilots who ... Read more...

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Air India management, pilots still sparring


July 5th, 2012 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) A day after Air India pilots called off their 59-day strike, the sparring continued Thursday with the management saying that it was still to get ... Read more...

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Air India pilots officially call off strike (Lead)


July 4th, 2012 - 5:35 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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Talk, settle dispute: Court to Air India, striking pilots (Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday asked Air India and its striking pilots to amicably settle the matter out of court and gave them a day's ... Read more...

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Air India strike enters 55th day, two more pilots hospitalised


June 30th, 2012 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 30 (IANS) The Air India strike continued for its 55th day Saturday, taking the national carrier's revenue losses to an estimated Rs.605 crore, while two more of ... Read more...

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Despite hardships, families of striking Air India pilots support stir


June 26th, 2012 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) They are highly skilled pilots but in danger of losing their jobs and face an uncertain financial future. The striking aviators of Air India, ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots seek PM’s intervention


June 25th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The striking Air India pilots Monday sought the prime minister's intervention to end their stand-off with the airline's management. Eleven pilots went on hunger-strike Sunday."We ... Read more...

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AI pilots go on a hunger strike


June 24th, 2012 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Eleven pilots of Air India Sunday went on an indefinite hunger strike demanding the reinstatement of their 101 sacked colleagues."Eleven pilots belonging to Indian Pilots' ... Read more...

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Fast from Sunday: Air India pilots to go the Anna way


June 23rd, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 23 (IANS) After 47 days of strike that caused Air India a revenue loss of about Rs.520 crore, the pilots would now emulate Anna Hazare to ... Read more...

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End strike immediately, Ajit Singh tells pilots


June 18th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 18 (IANS) Continuing his tough stance, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday termed the Air India pilots' strike as "illegal" and asked all striking pilots to resume work ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh to meet Air India’s executive pilots


June 17th, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 17 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh will meet Air India's executive pilots, who are currently managing all of the airlines' international flights, for a solution to their ... Read more...

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Air India senior pilots complain of stress, tough flying schedules


June 15th, 2012 - 9:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) In a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh, Air India's executive pilots who are currently managing most of the airlines' international flights, have said ... 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 may sack 300 more striking pilots (Lead, superseding earlier story)


June 11th, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) National carrier Air India may go ahead and sack 300 striking pilots, an official said Monday."The pilots are on an illegal strike since May. How ... Read more...

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Air India pilots stick to stand, airline to go for hiring (Third Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, June 6 (IANS) Downplaying Air India's threat to hire new pilots and use trainee pilots to run its operations, some of its striking aviators said Wednesday they ... Read more...

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Air India pilots stick to stand, airline to go for hiring (Second Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 6 (IANS) Downplaying the threat by Air India that it will hire new pilots, a section of agitating aviators who have been on strike for the past ... 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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Minister tells striking pilots to get back to work (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 29 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Tuesday reiterated the government's stand that the demands of the striking Air India pilots will be considered only after they ... Read more...

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Can hire new pilots, says Ajit Singh (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 4:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Friday told Air India's striking pilots that the airline may begin hiring new pilots if the 18-day-old strike continued."We are ... Read more...

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Striking Air India pilots meet civil aviation minister


May 25th, 2012 - 3:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 25 (IANS) In a bid to end the 18-day-old strike at national carrier Air India, some of the agitating pilots met Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh here ... Read more...

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Pilots want to meet minister for dialogue (Second Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) The agitating pilots of Air India Thursday sought a meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh to end the 17-day-old strike that has crippled the ... Read more...

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Air India strike enters 17th day; loses Rs.270 crore (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) The pilot strike in Air India entered the 17th day Thursday with the national carrier's losses mounting to Rs.270 crore."Losses are around Rs.270 crore on ... Read more...

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Air India braces for long tussle with pilots


May 24th, 2012 - 1:00 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) Bracing for a long-drawn tussle with its striking pilots, beleaguered Air India has announced a truncated interim schedule for June, dropping several international destinations from its ... 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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Ready to reinstate sacked pilots on case-by-case basis: Ajit Singh (Second Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 9:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) The sacked pilots of Air India will be reinstated on a case-by-case basis, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Wednesday."All relevant procedures would be followed ... Read more...

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Take back sacked pilots and we will end strike: Air India union (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Grappling with a contempt of court notice, the agitating Air India pilots Wednesday extended an olive branch to the government saying they would end the ... 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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Air India losses mount to Rs.200 crore as crisis continues


May 18th, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 18 (IANS) The crisis in Air India raged on for the 11th day Friday and the national carrier's losses mounted to Rs.200 crore as the impasse ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh calls Air India unions for talks (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Thursday called all Air India unions for talks next week in a bid to end the 10-day pilots' strike that ... Read more...

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