AI Express: AI Express cancels some flights due to rostering system issues


Air India Express cancelled some flights on Wednesday because the airline grapples with crew rostering system issues, in accordance to sources. The Tata Group-owned service, which typically operates round 380 flights each day, has moved to a brand new rostering system. Since there are some issues with the system, it’s impacting the scheduling for cabin crew and pilots, the sources mentioned.
At the Delhi airport, seven Air India Express flights — 4 departures and three arrivals — for the interval between 1.50 am and eight pm have been cancelled for Wednesday, sources mentioned.
There had been additionally flight cancellations at a number of different airports, the sources added.
However, the whole variety of flight cancellations couldn’t be instantly ascertained.
There was no remark from Air India Express.
The newest improvement comes every week after the airline witnessed disruptions due to a bit of cabin crew reporting sick to protest in opposition to the alleged mismanagement on the service. The strike was referred to as off on May 9 and the crew members who had been on strike joined again responsibility by May 11.
On Tuesday, an official within the know had mentioned the airline operated round 345 flights and no flights had been cancelled.
On May 8, the strike was referred to as off and the service additionally withdrew termination letters issued to 25 cabin crew following a conciliation assembly convened by the chief labour commissioner within the nationwide capital.
The assembly was attended by representatives of the airline and Air India Express Employees Union (AIXEU).
In a launch on May 12, the union mentioned all of the cabin crew who had reported sick have joined again and “as such there is no delay on the part of the cabin crew”.
“All the cabin crew members who reported sick have joined their duty by May 11, 2024. However, due to a glitch in the company’s scheduling software as it was recently introduced, it is still showing that staff are reported sick,” it had mentioned.

Nilesh Desai
Nilesh Desai
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