Indigo Sick Leave: Dgca Hopes To End ‘sick Leave’ Of Indigo-go First Engineers
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Aviation regulator DGCA said on Wednesday that aircraft maintenance engineers at IndiGo and GoFirst are on sick leave to protest their low wages, hoping that the situation will improve soon.
However, DGCA has also said that during this period the flight operations of these airlines are still running normally.
DGCA has issued a statement saying that we are monitoring the entire situation. Now the planes are operating normally. We hope that whatever problems are there will be resolved soon.
On the other hand, IndiGo has initiated disciplinary action against its maintenance engineers for going on sick leave on a large scale. Let us tell you that in the last six days in IndiGo, engineers have gone on sick leave on a large scale protesting low wages.
At the same time, a significant section of Go First Aircraft Maintenance Engineers (AMTs) are also on sick leave during the last four days to protest their low wages.
Let us tell you that Indigo, a company associated with the civil airline, had largely cut the salary of its employees to save cash during the Corona epidemic.
On July 2, at least 55 percent of the flights of the company’s domestic airlines were delayed due to the departure of cabin crew members on leave. Some believe that the cabin crew members had gone to take part in the restoration process of Air India.
DGCA clarified for not giving pilot license to transgender
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has issued a clarification on the medical report of Adam Harry, the country’s first transgender pilot. The clarification from the DGCA comes after media reports that Harry was declared unfit due to hormone therapy and was denied a student pilot’s license. Now DGCA has said about this that this is not true.
The DGCA, while issuing a clarification in this matter, has said that Harry was never denied a license. There are no restrictions on transgender people in obtaining a license. Provided that the person concerned fulfills the provisions of age, educational qualification, medical fitness and experience specified in the Aircraft Rules, 1937.
It has been told by the DGCA that to obtain a pilot license, the applicant has to first obtain a student pilot license, which Harry has not taken. The Rajiv Gandhi Academy for Aviation Technology has reported that Harry made insufficient attendance in the ground class. Due to which he has not been issued a student pilot license. Harry has to get his medical fitness again from the boarding center of the Indian Air Force. About which they have been informed.