“The management has agreed to take back the pilots; but the meeting was not quite conclusive. We hope to make better progress tomorrow,” Girish Kaushik, president of NAG said.
The reconciliation talks will resume on Saturday at the airline’s headquarters in Mumbai. “We will not report to work unless the talks are over,” Kaushik said.
The Jet management is willing to reinstate the four sacked pilots but it wants the National Aviators’ Guild disbanded. The pilots oppose this.
Reconciliation talks will resume on Saturday at the airline’s headquarters in Mumbai.
Meanwhile, civil aviation secretary M Nambiar has asked other airlines to increase their flights so that passengers have alternatives to cancelled Jet flights.
Jet Airways officials said the airlines was incurring a revenue erosion of Rs. 30 crore a day due to the stir.
In a letter to the airlines, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation had asked the airlines to charge fares at last week's level from passengers.
Some airlines were allegedly charging an average of Rs. 9,000-10,000 for Mumbai-Delhi route, while some are even charging up to Rs. 15,000 per seat.