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Two Air India pilots suspended for allowing actress inside cockpit

Two Air India pilots have been suspended after they allowed a south Indian actress to sit inside the cockpit mid-air on a Bengaluru-Hyderabad flight in flagrant violation of safety norms.

Centre to slash salaries of Air India pilots by 30%

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New Delhi: The pilots of national carrier Air India will soon see their overall pay slashed by up to 30 per cent, compared to what they were getting earlier, well-placed government sources said.The p

Laser beams haunt pilots in Chennai

After more than a year, the laser beam worry for pilots has returned to Chennai.

On Thursday, an Emirates Airlines pilot complained of a green laser beam hitting the cockpit at 8.40 pm when the EK 54

Air India pilots threaten to go on strike again over non-payment of salaries


Matching the footsteps of employees of cash strapped Kingfisher airlines, pilots of national carrier Air India also reportedly threatened to go on strike, calling for Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Sing

Govt may shut Kingfisher as fleet remains grounded


Debt-strapped Kingfisher Airlines, devoid of a turnaround plan to get back into the air, faced a possible shutdown by the government after extending the grounding of its fleet for another week.

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DGCA issues show cause notice to Kingfisher


In more trouble for Kingfisher Airlines, aviation regulator DGCA on Friday issued a show-cause notice asking why its flying license should not be suspended or cancelled as it had grounded its entire f

Kingfisher Airlines extends grounding of fleet


Embattled Kingfisher Airlines Ltd will ground its fleet for another week after failing to resolve an impasse with staff over salaries that have not been paid for more than half a year.

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DGCA likely to issue show cause notice to Kingfisher


Spelling fresh trouble for Kingfisher Airlines, aviation regulator DGCA is likely to issue a show-cause notice asking why its flying license should not be suspended or cancelled.

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Uncertainty over Kingfisher resuming operations on Friday


Hopes of ailing Kingfisher Airlines resuming operations on Friday faded with last ditch efforts by the management to persuade striking engineers and pilots to return to work failing to end the deadloc

MP Rajiv Pratap Rudy pilots flight to Chennai


“FLY 281 request descend.” The line may have been a routine communication between a pilot and the air traffic controller that takes place everyday but the person who said it this time was no ordinary

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Shekhar Kapur’s Bandit Queen didn’t make the cut. Neither did Shaji Karun’s Piravi, which bagged 31 international awards.