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Air India pilots to call off strike (Roundup)


July 3rd, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A 58-day long Air India pilots strike neared its end Tuesday as the agitating aviators assured the Delhi High Court that they will call off ... Read more...

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Air India pilots’ strike nears end (Second Lead)


July 3rd, 2012 - 5:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A 58-day long strike by a group of Air India pilots seemed coming to an end Tuesday as the agitating aviators assured the Delhi High ... 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 pilots to call off strike


July 3rd, 2012 - 3:14 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.Pilots will give the Air India management their ... 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 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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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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Air India pilots go on hunger strike (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 5:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Eleven striking pilots of Air India Sunday went on an indefinite hunger strike seeking the reinstatement of 101 sacked pilots."Our protest is for the reinstatement ... 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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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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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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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 pilots, Ajit Singh writes to staff (Third Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday wrote to employees of the strike-hit Air India, urging them to be focused on the national carrier's survival and ... Read more...

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Air India may sack 300 more pilots, Ajit Singh writes to staff (Third Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Monday wrote to employees of the strike-hit Air India, urging them to be focused on the national carrier's survival and ... Read more...

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Air India may sack 300 more striking pilots (Second Lead)


June 11th, 2012 - 5:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 11 (IANS) The national carrier Air India may sack 300 more striking aviators, Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh said Monday, as the airline advertised for hiring new ... 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 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’s domestic load factor rose to 82 percent in May


June 5th, 2012 - 5:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) National carrier Air India Tuesday reported a healthy 82 percent load factor on its domestic flights in May, even while its international operations were crippled ... 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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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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Air India strike continues for 19th day, losses at Rs.290 crore


May 26th, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 26 (IANS) The Air India pilots' strike continued for the 19th day Saturday, mounting the national carrier's losses to Rs.290 crore."Till now, the losses stand at Rs.270 ... 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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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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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 crisis enters 13th day, losses at Rs.230 crore


May 20th, 2012 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 20 (IANS) The crisis in Air India raged on for the 13th day Sunday and the national carrier's losses mounted to Rs.230 crore as the impasse between ... Read more...

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Ajit Singh asks pilots to resume work


May 19th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 19 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Saturday again asked striking Air Indian pilots to resume work, saying the government was willing to listen to them.Speaking after the ... Read more...

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Court declines plea of Air India pilots (Lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday refused to entertain a plea of striking Air India pilots who wanted to continue their protest over their career progression ... 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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Air India crisis enters 10th day, losses touch Rs.188 crore


May 17th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 17 (IANS) The Air India crisis entered its 10th day Thursday as the impasse between agitating pilots and the management continued and the carrier's losses mounted to ... Read more...

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AI’s contingency plan in place, only one flight cancelled


May 16th, 2012 - 4:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 16 (IANS) Air India Wednesday implemented its contingency plan to salvage its international operations by clubbing flights to destinations in Europe and the US as the ... Read more...

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Minister tells pilots grievances will be heard (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Mumbai, May 15 (IANS) Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh Tuesday assured the striking pilots that all their grievances will be addressed and asked them to resume duties saying ... 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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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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