“Interestingly, ICPA, in a letter addressed to the aviation minister on September 5, stated that the privilege was stopped on his instructions. Their RTI contradicts their own letter. If they want to know through the RTI application who was responsible for stopping their ACM travel then why did they allege the minister was responsible?”
“We get information only via media reports. The management has not officially issued a circular. As a union of employees, the only way out is to file an RTI,” an ICPA official said.
AI officials, however, denied ICPA’s claims.
“On getting instructions from the ministry on ACM, instructions were issued to the pilots. Whoever says it has not been done is misleading,” an AI official said.