Dharmadhikari panel wants AI pilots’ pay hikes, perks slashed

22 Jun 2012

Government not waiting for pilots to return to work: Ajit Singh

18 Jun 2012

Air India to lease out Boeing 777s after Dreamliner induction

12 Jun 2012

Air India to sack all striking pilots, hire afresh

11 Jun 2012

The Air India management on Sunday decided to sack all the 300 or more pilots who have been on strike for 36 days as of today

Striking AI pilots will have to reapply for their jobs: Ajit Singh

06 Jun 2012

If the pilots refuse to accept the Justice Dharmadhikari report on the revamp of the national carrier, there is no point in taking them back,  says civil aviation minister Ajit Singh

Indian Pilots Guild to end stir if recognition is restored: report

02 Jun 2012

Pilots Guild slams Dharmadhikari report

02 Jun 2012

Air India to implement unified pay structure from August

01 Jun 2012

The cut-off date for implementing new pay scales for the employees of Air India - erstwhile Air India and Indian Airlines - will be 1 April 2007, as recommended by the committee

Panel report on AI-IA merger set to be made public

01 Jun 2012

Strike-hit AI puts truncated flight plan into operation

01 Jun 2012

The airline is expected to fully shift to the truncated interim schedule from today, dropping seven international destinations

AI pilots have lost right to advanced training: HC

30 May 2012

Committee set up for rationalisation of Air India’s routes

28 May 2012

Air India pilots meet Ajit Singh to end standoff

25 May 2012

After 18 days of misery to passengers and loss of revenue to the airline, the government and the pilots, however, are sticking to their respective positions

AI’s first Dreamliner to be inducted next month; needs fixing of minor snags

24 May 2012

Air India sacks 30 more pilots on Day 14 of strike

21 May 2012

Ajit Singh holds talks with AI staff; but striking pilots excluded

21 May 2012

Compromise on AI stir likely

19 May 2012

Reports have emerged that Air India is willing to take back most of the 71 pilots it has sacked since the stir began on 7 May, provided they are prepared to resume flying duties

Ministry working for pay parity between AI, IA pilots: report

19 May 2012

Government to talk to `recognised’ Air India unions

17 May 2012

The talks are aimed at garnering employee support for the implementation of the post-merger integration of Air India and Indian Airlines

Air India rejigs flight schedule as pilots’ stir continues

16 May 2012

Air India pilots remain adamant; another 14 flights cancelled

14 May 2012

Despite the sacking of 71 pilots and indications that the government will not bow this time, the stir over Dreamliner training does note abate

Another 22 AI flights cancelled; top pilots want PM to intervene

12 May 2012

Despite a Delhi High Court ruling calling the strike illegal, over 250 of the pilots have reported ‘sick’ since Monday night, when the agitation began

Air India pilots’ stir not contempt of court, rules SC

11 May 2012

The Supreme Court today threw out Air India's plea for initiating contempt of court proceedings against pilots of the now de-recognised Indian Pilots Guild (IPG), who have been agitating since Monday by taking ‘sick leave’ en masse.

Defiant AI pilots continue to disrupt flights

11 May 2012

Air India say that it's unacceptable for pilots of the erstwhile Indian Airlines to be trained to fly the new Boeing 787 Dreamliner, which is meant to join the national carrier's fleet later this month

AI pilots’ stir still on; minister admits merger was a mistake

10 May 2012

Civil aviation minister Ajit Singh became probably the first official to admit that the merger of Indian Airlines into Air India was a “mistake” that he regretted