Air India pilots on strike might be in for a negative surprise as DGCA is considering cancellation of licenses. Many pilots have been issued show cause notice.
After the tough message sent across by aviation minister Ajit Singh, there are expectations that Air India pilots can return to work. The minister did not meet the pilot representatives and asked them to join their duties before any further talk.
Indian Pilots’ Guild has been derecognised by the Indian government and DGCA is considering tough action against office bearers of IPG.
Air India has been suffering massive losses in the past few quarters. After the government offered funds to keep the day-to-day business running at the national carrier, there has been pressure on Air India to register positive growth.
The aviation sector in India has been under pressure due to higher fuel costs. Vijay Mallya owned Kingfisher is private carrier facing trouble due to massive losses.