Lonely Planet Writer

Delays at Air India as pilots take industrial action

Staff at Air India, the national airline of India, are holding a ‘Go slow’ protest over government plans to reclassify the job description of pilots so they are no longer covered by the laws protecting ‘workmen’ in the event of industrial action.

Air India.
Air India. Image by lkarasawa / CC BY 2.0

Some pilots have failed to show up for work and a number of flights have been delayed, including on the important Mumbai-Delhi route. Read more: timesofindia.indiatimes.com