Air India fired six pilots after members of the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) went on an indefinite flash strike at midnight April 26, forcing the airline to cancel about 12% of its scheduled flights. Management declared the strike--by about 800 pilots who formerly flew with Indian Airlines and who want pay parity with their Air India co-workers—illegal. The airline also “de-recognized” ICPA and sealed the union’s offices in Delhi and Mumbai. Airline officials say the ...

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