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60% salary cuts for AI pilots and meagre ones for top management: Unions

While scheduled international flights have been suspended in the country since March 23, Air India has been operating international repatriation flights all around the world

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As of date, 55 Air India pilots have tested positive for Covid-19.

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Air India has proposed a 60 per cent salary cut for pilots amid the coronavirus pandemic which has infected 55 of its cockpit crew members, said two leading pilot unions of the airline on Thursday.

"The proposed cut for pilots is almost 60 per cent of gross emoluments. It is hilarious to note that the top management has proposed a meagre 3.5 per cent cut on its own gross salary," said a joint letter by the Indian Commercial Pilots' Association (ICPA) and Indian Pilots' Guild (IPG) to Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal.

"For eg. the Director Personnel takes a minuscule

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First Published: Jul 16 2020 | 9:10 PM IST

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