NEW DELHI: The Air India pilots union – ICPA – has threatened industrial motion if pay cuts launched because of the pandemic should not reversed. In a letter to Air India CMD Rajiv Bansal, ICPA stated that “nice monetary injustice” is being carried out to Air India pilots.
“Our pilots incur heavy monetary loss and psychological agony because of the continuation of draconian ill-thought pay reduce underneath the false pretext of market commonplace.”
“The highest Air India administration has deceived the pilots by assuring market requirements by means of numerous conferences.”
In keeping with the letter, non-public carriers have began scaling again the Covid austerity pay cuts for his or her pilots considerably.
“It’s excessive time for the administration to roll again the pay reduce for the pilots of Air India and its subsidiaries.”
“The present cost of flying allowance creates disparity between the pilots of various fleets in Air India, for no fault of the person pilot.”
Apart from, ICPA stated that it’s ‘unfair’ to disclaim pilots affected by Covid their flying allowance, making a disparity between flying and non-flying pilot.
“Within the curiosity of pure justice and to keep up industrial peace and concord, we request a considerable discount on this disproportionate pay reduce, failing which ICPA can be constrained to hunt justice by means of protest and industrial motion.”