Air India pilots warn legal action on dues two days before Tata handover

The development comes two days before the handover of the airline to Tata group

Air India, aircraft, flights

Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
Two days before the handover, Air India unions have raised concerns over various issues, such as a cut in arrears and weight check of cabin crew at airports.

While the pilot unions have complained about “illegal” deduction in arrears and warned of a legal recourse in case the full amount is not paid to them immediately, the cabin crew association has termed the weight and body mass index (BMI) checks at airports as a "violation" of service conditions.

The airline management had imposed a unilateral 25 per cent cut in salaries and allowances of all employees in 2012. 

Subsequently, the airline signed fresh

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First Published: Jan 25 2022 | 7:42 PM IST

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