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
Aviation watchdog DGCA has filed a police complaint against 34 pilots for allegedly posting "obscene" messages on a WhatsApp group against its officials.
In India, IPG has replaced ZenithOptimedia, who had previously held the contract.
Last week, Sir Martin Sorrell, CEO of WPP, spoke to Anant Rangaswami in the first of a monthly chat on major developments in the communications, marketing and advertising universe.
With Air India still unwilling to reinstate all sacked pilots, the Pilots' Guild may have no option but to start another strike.
Air India pilots and the management will again hold conciliation talks on 10 and 12 July with the chief labour commissioner to resolve the deadlock after the first round failed on Friday.
The impasse notwithstanding, the pilots have not threatened to restart their agitation and would await further developments in the court Monday.
A day after Air India pilots called off their 59-day strike, the sparring continued on Thursday with the management saying that it was still to get any official communication.
An Air India board meeting today will decide on whether it should reduce the number of pilots flying wide-body aircraft should be cut.
The airline, which has been operating a curtailed international schedule, plans to gradually restore normalcy in its long-haul operations.
With Air india's stand-in executive pilots calling sick, the airline may have to opt for a partial shutdown in the near future.
Air India's striking pilots have begun applying for jobs in other airlines.
The agitating pilots seem amused at Air India's advertisement seeking type rated commanders and first officers to operate its wide body aircraft fleet of Boeing 777s, 747s and 737s.
The pilots also claimed that the termination of the services of 101 of their colleagues was "not done in a legal manner".