EK380
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Are Air India Pilots Overworked?

Tue Mar 21, 2006 4:28 pm

Hey

I was watching NDTV the other day and there was part of the programme that was dedicated to this issue...

Ive got the URL:

http://www.ndtv.com/morenews/showmor...frmsrch=1&txtsrch=Air+India+Pilots

So what are your views on this?
Do you actually beleive that they are overworked??

OR

Are the management just making optimal usage of pilots due to the recent expansion??

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Nimish
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RE: Are Air India Pilots Overworked?

Tue Mar 21, 2006 4:32 pm

I was just about to post this on the Indian aviation thread!

With Air India Pilots - I would take anything with a pinch of salt.

I don't think the country can easily forget the recent Sars episode - where the pilots acted very irresponsibly.

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/south_asia/2975601.stm
http://www.hinduonnet.com/2003/04/28/stories/2003042804840100.htm
http://www.financialexpress.com/fe_full_story.php?content_id=39064
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RE: Are Air India Pilots Overworked?

Sat Apr 01, 2006 12:20 am

Don't believe Everything the Press tells you  Smile
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TinkerBelle
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RE: Are Air India Pilots Overworked?

Sat Apr 01, 2006 12:35 am

Interesting stuff... but hey, as long as they have those flaming hot Indian F/A's on AI, I'll fly them any day  wink 
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Desh
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RE: Are Air India Pilots Overworked?

Sat Apr 01, 2006 4:12 am

Quoting TinkerBelle (Reply 3):
flaming hot Indian F/A's on AI

Dude - half of AI ;s F/A would be collectiong Social Security if they were in the US  Silly

Atleast thats how I remember them when I flew AI once - a while ago - have they gone ahead gotten themselve some good F/A's ?
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vtnyc
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RE: Are Air India Pilots Overworked?

Sat Apr 01, 2006 5:07 am

Quoting Desh (Reply 4):
Quoting TinkerBelle (Reply 3):
flaming hot Indian F/A's on AI

Dude - half of AI ;s F/A would be collectiong Social Security if they were in the US Silly

He must've been making liberal use of the cheap scotch they give away by the bottle on board... Big grin

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TinkerBelle
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RE: Are Air India Pilots Overworked?

Sat Apr 01, 2006 2:23 pm

Quoting Desh (Reply 4):
Dude - half of AI ;s F/A would be collectiong Social Security if they were in the US Silly

Atleast thats how I remember them when I flew AI once - a while ago - have they gone ahead gotten themselve some good F/A's ?

I've never flown AI but a couple of days ago, I saw some really hot AI F/A's @ JFK walking and I was like...damn, I got fly AI one of these days. Maybe it was one of those 'Good from far, far from good' cases or I just saw a couple hot ones.

Quoting VTNYC (Reply 5):
e must've been making liberal use of the cheap scotch they give away by the bottle on board... Big grin

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