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Air India crisis: Without a buyer, struggling national carrier might be forced to shut down in six months, says official
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Air India crisis: Without a buyer, struggling national carrier might be forced to shut down in six months, says official

As per the government, it has infused funds to the tune of Rs 30,520.21 crore in Air India from financial year 2011-12 till December this year.

Comeback kid: Air India retains No 2 spot after IndiGo
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Comeback kid: Air India retains No 2 spot after IndiGo

Air India continues to regain market share and is a clear No 2 right now. Is it doing something right or is it just the short-term effect of fare cuts?

Air India's VRS may be neither voluntary nor cheap
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Air India's VRS may be neither voluntary nor cheap

Air India's VRS plan is going to be vetted by the aviation ministry and the finance ministry is unlikely to be amused with its demand for more money

Flyers, be warned: Air India pilots raise another red flag
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Flyers, be warned: Air India pilots raise another red flag

Air India's pilots are raising another banner of revolt over the number of flying hours they have to put in

Over 600 employees left Air India in last 4 yrs
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Over 600 employees left Air India in last 4 yrs

Twenty-four pilots and management pilots and 163 cabin crew and executive cabin crew have either resigned or taken VR since 2009, citing various reasons.

IPG accuses AI management of retracting on commitment
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IPG accuses AI management of retracting on commitment

The impasse notwithstanding, the pilots have not threatened to restart their agitation and would await further developments in the court Monday.

AI pilots, mgmt to meet chief labour commissioner today
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AI pilots, mgmt to meet chief labour commissioner today

The conciliation proceedings before the CLC have been scheduled after the Delhi high court on Tuesday directed the pilots to call off their agitation and asked the management to sympathetically consider their grievances, including reinstatement of 101 sacked pilots.

Air India and the art of pulling defeat from jaws of victory
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Air India and the art of pulling defeat from jaws of victory

The court-mandated end to the Air India strike is not good for the future of the airline of its real owners - the taxpayers.

We don't need you: Air India may chop 250 pilot jobs
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We don't need you: Air India may chop 250 pilot jobs

An Air India board meeting today will decide on whether it should reduce the number of pilots flying wide-body aircraft should be cut.

Images: Air India pilots mark 50th day of strike with fast
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Images: Air India pilots mark 50th day of strike with fast

Air India pilots who have been on strike since 7 May and pledging their allegiance to the Indian Pilots Guild participated in a hunger strike against Air India's management in Mumbai today.

AI's golden handshake will be less cash more paper - Esops
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AI's golden handshake will be less cash more paper - Esops

The Air India staff reduction plan calls for giving staff a VRS package that would be largely based on stock options

Exec pilots call in sick; will AI opt for partial shutdown?
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Exec pilots call in sick; will AI opt for partial shutdown?

With Air india's stand-in executive pilots calling sick, the airline may have to opt for a partial shutdown in the near future.

Not waiting for striking AI pilots to return, says Ajit Singh
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Not waiting for striking AI pilots to return, says Ajit Singh

Hardening its stand, Government today made it clear that it is not waiting for striking Air India pilots to return to work but making plans to move ahead with fresh inductions.

Goodbye, Hello: AI pilots brush up CVs for new jobs
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Goodbye, Hello: AI pilots brush up CVs for new jobs

Air India's striking pilots have begun applying for jobs in other airlines.

I didn't recommend sacking of Air India pilots: Ajit Singh
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I didn't recommend sacking of Air India pilots: Ajit Singh

Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh denied having recommended the sacking of the striking pilots.

Air India: Both Ajit Singh and pilots have no real ammo
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Air India: Both Ajit Singh and pilots have no real ammo

The pilots want to end the strike, andAjit Singh wants to teach them a lesson without having the wherewithal. Neither party can really win this round.

Ajit Singh wants AI profits in a year; 30 more pilots sacked
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Ajit Singh wants AI profits in a year; 30 more pilots sacked

Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh asked Air Indian employees why they could not turn around the airline in a year, as JAL did?

Docs call AI pilots' bluff: not at home, or not sick
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Docs call AI pilots' bluff: not at home, or not sick

Even as experts ponder the possibility of demerger, the news for Air India's striking pilots is getting worse. The medical summary has called their bluff

It may be curtains for many 'sick' Air India pilots
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It may be curtains for many 'sick' Air India pilots

Air India's striking pilots are between a rock and a hard place. With the minister taking a tough stand, many stand to lose their licences