Air India Pilots

Before privatisation, clear our arrears: Air India pilots to govt

Before privatisation, clear our arrears: Air India pilots to govt

A union of Air India pilots on Wednesday asked the government to clear their salary arrears before the airline is privatised.

Sep 06, 2017, 19:33 PM IST
Air India serves showcause notice to 3 pilots; flights delayed

Air India serves showcause notice to 3 pilots; flights delayed

Nearly a dozen flights of Air India were delayed for up to two hours Monday as a section of pilots continued their protest for the second day over payment and other issues even as the airline served showcause notice to three commanders for alleged dereliction of duty.

Sep 05, 2016, 17:11 PM IST
If caught drunk second time, Air India pilots to pay for re-training

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.

Aug 31, 2016, 05:58 AM IST
Air India announces 534 posts for Senior trainee pilots; know how to apply

Air India announces 534 posts for Senior trainee pilots; know how to apply

Air India Limited has announced hiring for Senior Trainee Pilots (P2) with A-320 Endorsement.

Jan 08, 2016, 11:43 AM IST

Over 20 Air India pilots of Dreamliner fleet plan to quit

More than 20 pilots of Air India's Dreamliner planes are planning to leave the national carrier as many of them seek greener pastures with private airlines.

Sep 02, 2015, 20:44 PM IST

Setback for Air India as 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots resign

In a huge setback for national carrier Air India, 30 senior Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots have resigned, posting a human resource challenge for the company, according to a report.

Sep 02, 2015, 17:18 PM IST

Turbulence in Air India: 30 Boeing 787 Dreamliner pilots resign

The pilots who have quit are senior co-pilots with 4,000 hours of average flying experience.

Sep 02, 2015, 10:27 AM IST

Air India asks pilots union to maintain peace

Air India has asked one of its pilots unions to maintain peace and harmony in the interest of the carrier while clarifying that the decision to remove commanders from workmen category was taken by the labour ministry and not by the airline management.

Sep 01, 2015, 20:39 PM IST

A section of Air India pilots not to fly beyond prescribed duty hours

State-run Air India is likely to face some fresh turbulence as one of its pilots' union, Indian Commercial pilots Association (ICPA), has decided not to fly beyond the prescribed duty hours in the interest of passengers "safety" and avoid "stress".

Aug 31, 2015, 19:08 PM IST

AI filghts suffer delay as commanders launch 'go-slow' protest

As many as 11 Air India flights, including eight from Mumbai, were delayed after a section of its commanders announced a 'go-slow' to protest their exclusion from workmen category, sources said.

Aug 21, 2015, 14:53 PM IST

What triggered fight inside Air India cockpit – the word 'uncle'

Two Air India pilots were derostered on Monday after a scuffle between the two in the cockpit of a plane just before its departure from Jaipur over a minor issue of the captain addressing his deputy as 'uncle'.

Apr 07, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

Air India starts process for recruiting 197 pilots

"In view of the fleet augmentation and the retirements to take place in the next two years, Air India has advertised for filing up of 197 vacancies," Minister of State for Civil Aviation Mahesh Sharma said in a written reply to Lok Sabha.

Mar 02, 2015, 15:44 PM IST

50 Air India pilots quit this year: Minister

National passenger carrier Air India has lost 50 pilots, who have tendered in their resignation this year, the Rajya Sabha was told Tuesday.

Nov 25, 2014, 18:59 PM IST

IPG seeks reinstatement of sacked Air India pilots

Indian Pilots Guild has requested Air India, which formally became a member of the Star Alliance Friday, to take back pilots sacked in 2012 for striking work.

Jul 11, 2014, 22:49 PM IST

19 AI pilots quit since last year

Ninteen pilots of Air India and its low cost subsidiary Air India Express have either resigned or taken voluntary retirement since January last year.

Mar 07, 2013, 17:16 PM IST

AI staff's pay rationalisation: Govt may take up issue on Wednesday

Government may take up tomorrow the issue of rationalisation of pay and allowances of Air India's pilots, engineers and cabin crew to keep them on par with global industry standards, official sources said Tuesday.

Feb 19, 2013, 21:39 PM IST

Consultations on over draft note on restructuring AI pay frame

Inter-ministerial consultations are on over a draft note on restructuring the pay structure of Air India's pilots and cabin crew which is to be tabled before the Union Cabinet, official sources said Friday.

Jan 04, 2013, 20:00 PM IST

Fat pay packages lure Air India pilots to Gulf

Lured by handsome pay packages and "better" work conditions, flag carrier Air India's pilots are taking a flight to the Gulf airlines leading to a severe shortage of commanders, airlines sources said Wednesday.

Dec 26, 2012, 21:12 PM IST

Air India to deploy 700 category-III pilots for fog days

Air India will deploy nearly 700 pilots trained in category-III instrument landing system to tackle fog in the coming winter months.

Nov 09, 2012, 23:45 PM IST

Dues of AI pilots being cleared regularly: Ajit Singh

A senior Ministry officer later claimed the salary backlog had been cleared till August.

Oct 08, 2012, 16:05 PM IST