Air India expects normal operations within a day or two

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Air India expects normal operations within a day or two
Air India was able to operate 50 per cent of its flights on Sunday, after two days since the pilots had ended their strike. Moreover, the airline ticket bookings is also slowly gaining momentum. In Delhi, AI spokesperson Kamaljit Rattan reported, "Passenger load is gradually picking up after we opened bookings on Saturday".

An Air India spokeswoman, reported that the airlines was expecting that the normal operations would resume within a day or two. From Mumbai only 60 per cent of the flights were operational, while overall 50 per cent were operational. The airlines has more than 50 flights flying from Mumbai daily and above 320 across the country.

Air India had restarted fresh bookings from Saturday, after following a virtual closure due to the 10-day strike. The strike was put to end on Friday night following the settlement between the striking pilots and the civil aviation ministry after negotiations.

Air India had stopped fresh bookings on the third day of the strike and only 10 per cent of its flights were operational in the domestic network.

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Story first published: Tuesday, May 10, 2011, 9:30 [IST]
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