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
Air India will run till privatisation, says Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri; requests Unions to cooperate
Air India will run till its privatisation, said Puri, and requested all the Unions to cooperate towards the process.
ICPA warns Air India of strikes if any pilot is victimised by management over flying allowances issue
The flying allowance, which is around 70 percent of the total pay package, is paid to a pilot on the basis of the number of flight hours he or she has clocked in a month.
ICPA pilots on warpath with Air India management on new wage pact delay; association issues safety circular to members
Seeking a new wage agreement, struggling Air India's Airbus fleet pilots' body ICPA has decided to operate flights only according to the laid down rules till its demands are met,
Air India pilot body asks members not to accept last minute duties, protests delay in payment of flying allowance
The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), which claims to represent over 700 pilots in the government-run airline, issued directives to its members on a range of issues.
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.
Air India grounds 19 A320 family planes for lack of spares; flight cancellations, loss of revenue follow: ICPA
While as many as eight Airbus A321 aircraft, of the total of 20 such planes operated by Air India, are out of operations at various stations for lack of spares, four A319s are also on the ground for one reason or the other, it said
A union of Air India pilots on Wednesday asked the government to clear their salary arrears before the airline is privatised.
Aviation watchdog DGCA has filed a police complaint against 34 pilots for allegedly posting "obscene" messages on a WhatsApp group against its officials.
The ICPA represents around 670 pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines, most of whom is deployed on carrier's narrow-body fleet.
Pointing out that a pilot's job is high-pressure and stressful, ICPA said that "several hundred people's lives are in jeopardy if a pilot commits a mistake".
The state-run airline's recognised pilots union, theIndian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA), has sought an independent probe.
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.
ICPA has also written a letter to Air India CMD Rohit Nandan asking him to pay the pilots' due salary for August and September on "priority basis"
Air India's pilots are raising another banner of revolt over the number of flying hours they have to put in
After five hours of tough negotiations, the Civil Aviation ministry agreed to recognise the ICPA, reinstate suspended pilots and to look into irregularities.
The strike by pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines have affected lthe flying schedule of Air India