Air India is scheduled to take delivery in late May or early June of the first of 27 Boeing 787s it has on order, followed about a month later by receipt of the first 787 to roll off a new assembly line in South Carolina. But who will fly the new jets when they arrive? More than 300 senior pilots belonging to the Indian Pilots Guild have been calling in sick since May 8, forcing the financially beleaguered airline to cancel many of its international flights and some domestic services. ...
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