If caught drunk second time, Air India pilots to pay for re-training

Taking strong note of the complaints about pilots caught drunk at work, Air India will now put hefty fines on offenders caught for the second time.

Updated: Aug 31, 2016, 05:58 AM IST
If caught drunk second time, Air India pilots to pay for re-training

Zee Media Bureau

New Delhi: Taking strong note of the complaints about pilots caught drunk at work, Air India will now put hefty fines on offenders caught for the second time. The report was first published in the Times of India.

The report mentions further that these offenders will be grounded as well for 3 years.

They would have to go through fresh training for flying which costs about Rs 30 lakh for narrow body Airbus A-320 pilots and up to Rs 50 lakh for Boeing 777 and 787.

The training costs will be born by them.