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Government of India
Ministry of Civil Aviation
03-July-2012 19:08 IST
Civil Aviation Minister Hopes that Strking Air India Pilots will Join Back,
Says that High Court Direction Endorses Government Views

Minister of Civil Aviation Shri Ajit Singh has expressed hope that the striking Air India pilots will call off the strike immediately and those who are in service will join their duties within 48 hours as per the commitment made by them in the Hon’ble High Court of Delhi. He has also said the Government is always willing to consider the grievances of the pilots including reinstatement of the terminated pilots of Air India.

In a statement Shri Singh has said that the High Court direction on the strike has endorsed the views of the Government that the pilots should call off the strike unconditionally and report back to duty. The Minister said that the Government is committed to the welfare of the employees of Air India including pilots and at the same time revive Air India to the past glory to make it the best airlines.

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