Air India pilots still not paid full salaries
Air India pilots on Monday criticised their state-run airline for not paying them their full salaries while concluding billion dollar aircraft acquisitions with Boeing that are now under scrutiny and urged the Supreme Court to deal with their grievances on this score as soon as possible. The pilots, who draw salaries in the range of Rs 4 to 6 lakh per month, are only getting 75% of the amount currently. Their lawyer, senior advocate Harish Salve, accused the management of the entity created after the merger of Air India and Indian Airlines of deliberately not paying the pilots while spending billions on acquiring aircraft.
Read the Economic Times news report here.