In a letter to Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, the Indian chapter of International Federation of Airlines Pilots Association (IFALPA) said that it is "shocking" even after being in the line of duty, Air India pilots have been "singled out" for massive pay cut.
The full-service carrier has more than 4,000 employees on its payroll.
The two-wheeler major has decided to reduce salaries at executive level, barring entry level workmen, from May till October this year.
Moneycontrol's Sakshi Batra takes us through the latest developments in aviation. She also tells us how critical a government bailout is to prevent the industry from going belly up?