Ground Staff

  • Mumbai airport ground staff on strike October 20, 2012

    Mumbai: The ground staff at the Mumbai's Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (CSIA) are on a protest. The cleaning and loading crew said that they are protesting against the firing of 150 workers. They are also agitating for the wages that have not been paid to them for two months. Last week,...
  • KFA employees stay adamant, lockout to continue October 12, 2012

    New Delhi: The Kingfisher Airlines lockout which has been on since October 1 may be extended further with employees not willing to join back work till their dues are cleared. Online bookings which were earlier available from October 13 onwards, have now been extended to October 20. On Tuesday, Kingfisher...
  • Air India ground staff protest service terms June 5, 2012

    Thiruvananthapuram: Employees of Air India Air Transport Services Ltd (AIATSL) at the Thiruvananthapuram international airport are up in arms against the new service conditions they have been offered after the company hived off the ground handling and cargo handling services. Forty AIATSL employees have been given three options to join...
  • Delhi: Kingfisher Airlines ground staff on strike March 1, 2012

    New Delhi: The ground staff and technicians of cashstrapped Kingfisher Airlines at Delhi's Indira Gandhi International Airport are on a strike. Thursday is the second day of their strike against nonpayment on salaries for months. Kingfisher Airlines, owned by Indian liquor baron Vijay Mallya, is in talks with two foreign carriers, including...
  • Tired of the Jet lag ground staff says enough September 10, 2009

    New Delhi: As Jet Airways pilots were on Thursday huddled together in Mumbai to take a "final call" on their future course of action, the carrier's ground staff appealed to them to withdraw their agitation and "not put our future at risk". "We appeal to the pilots to give up their...
  • Air France clarifies, says passengers 'taken care of' May 12, 2009

    New Delhi: As Indian passengers of Air France complained of a "harrowing time" on a flight from Paris, the airline on Tuesday claimed that the travellers were "taken care of" by its ground staff at the airport there. "Needless to say passengers were taken care of by the Air France ground...
  • Eden Gardens staff threaten to commit suicide July 10, 2008

    Kolkata: Sushanta Salu has been coming to the Eden Gardens everyday for the last 15 years, tending to the ground and preparing the pitch. But while the Eden is in prime shape, Salu is facing a crisis. He, alongwith his colleagues, hasn't drawn his salary for the last three months ...