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Air India to operate services on canceled IEA routes: Details | Journey

Air India will operate services on the canceled routes of Air India Express, which is facing a staff shortage due to the two-day strike by its cabin crew. Air India will operate its services on 20 routes to minimize disruption. Air India Express canceled 74 flights on Thursday. “We will operate 292 flights today. We have mobilized all resources and Air India will support us by operating on 20 of our routes. However, 74 of our flights are canceled and we urge our customers who have booked a flight with us to check if their “The flight is affected by the disruption before traveling to the airport,” the airline said in a statement. In the event that their flight is canceled or delayed by more than three hours, the carrier indicated that the. Passengers can opt for a full refund or reschedule to a later date without any fees.

The number of canceled flights, 74, represents about 20 percent of the airline’s scheduled daily flights. Earlier in the day, sources said the airline had sent layoff notices to 25 cabin crew members who had called in sick and asked the rest to return to duty by 4 p.m. on Thursday. In this context, Air India Express said that it is taking appropriate action against certain individuals. “While we continue to engage with our cabin crew colleagues with a commitment to address any concerns, we are taking appropriate action against certain individuals as their actions have caused serious inconvenience to thousands of our guests,” a- he added.
(With PTI inputs)