AI pilots defer strike till March 15

AI pilots defer strike till March 15

A section of Air India pilots, who threatened to go on strike from Wednesday demanding pay parity and better working conditions, deferred their agitation till March 15 following tripartite talks with the carrier’s management and Chief Labour Commissioner here.

“Following assurances from Civil Aviation Minister Vayalar Ravi and Civil Aviation Secretary Nasim Zaidi that they would ask Air India management to look into the issues, we have decided to defer the strike till March 15,” said Rishabh Kapoor, General Secretary of Indian Commercial Pilots’ Association (ICPA) said.