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7 Air India flights cancelled from Kolkata

PTI Kolkata | Updated on April 28, 2011 Published on April 28, 2011

Seven Air India flights from NSC Bose airport here were cancelled today as the pilots’ strike entered its second day.

The destinations of the cancelled flights were Port Blair, Mumbai, Agartala, Dibrugarh, Delhi, Bagdogra and Imphal. However, two flights — one to Guwahati and the other to London — had taken off as scheduled, Air India sources said.

Alliance Air has also operated three of its six daily scheduled flights to Shillong, Imphal and Silchar. It is likely that the other three will also take off as per schedule, they said.

Countrywide, around 60 Air India flights were cancelled today while several others delayed.

About 800-odd pilots, belonging to the erstwhile Indian Airlines owing allegiance to the Indian Commercial Pilots Association, had gone on an indefinite strike from Tuesday midnight.

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Published on April 28, 2011
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