All 5 Mumbai-based Air India pilots who had earlier tested positive, test negative in second round; officials suspect faulty testing kits
Five Air India pilots, who had tested positive for coronavirus, have now tested negative, an airline source said on Monday. The results of the second round of tests came on Monday evening.
Coronavirus Outbreak: Air India unions challenge airline's decision to slash allowances by 10% in Mumbai High Court
Air India employee unions have moved the Bombay High Court against the airline's decision to slash allowances, which form a major part of the salary, by ten percent because of the impact of the coronavirus pandemic
Coronavirus Lockdown: Air India pilot unions urge govt to provide financial support to clear wage backlog
Air India's pilot unions IPG and ICPA has urged Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri to "urgently" provide financial support to the national carrier amid private airlines' cry for a bailout package in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak
Coronavirus Outbreak: Air India suspends contract of around 200 pilots as almost all planes grounded
Air India on Thursday temporarily suspended the contracts of around 200 pilots, who were re-employed after retirement, as all domestic and international commercial passenger flights have been suspended in the country till 14 April to curb the COVID-19 pandemic, a senior official said
Fight on board Air India flight causes two-hour delay after pilot asks crew member to clean his tiffin; both employees to be questioned
An Air India pilot allegedly asked a crew member to clean the tiffin after he had finished his meal before taking off from Bengaluru airport, provoking a heated argument between the two, airline officials said
Air India tells pilots to not order special meals during flights; asks them to adhere to a schedule laid down by company
Crew, for medical reasons, may order special meals, said Amitabh Singh, director (Operations), Air India, in an e-mail to pilots
The ICPA - the union of Air India pilots who operate narrow-body planes -- has also alleged that the person concerned has been named in an FIR as an accused.
ICPA opposes Air India move to recover overtime flying allowance; warns airline of 'industrial action'
ICPA said the allowance is being paid as per a proposal cleared by the aviation ministry in January 2016.
A section of Air India pilots have threatened to stop operations if their flying allowance dues are not paid immediately.
Air India set to give salary hikes, promotions to pilots even as the Maharajah looks at ways to clear Rs 53,000-cr debt
Some employees at Air India complain that the hikes and promotions will increase inefficiencies in the entire workforce.
This is a fine example of greed overtaking sense. What else explains the sudden call for strike which Air India pilots, affiliated to the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), gave over the weekend and then abruptly withdrew it by Sunday night? Perhaps the pilots thought that with new airlines waiting to fly and job opportunities increasing, this was as good a time as any to threaten AI with a strike.
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.