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20 February 2012

Differently-abled passenger off-loaded, SpiceJet promises action [India]

Author: NDTV [India]

In yet another instance of discrimination against differently-abled people, a woman was offloaded from a SpiceJet flight...Jeeja Ghosh, a teacher at Kolkata's Indian Institute of Cerebral Palsy and a frequent flier across the country and abroad, was...

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4 October 2009

Turbulent Air India flight as pilots brawl with cabin crew [India]

Author: Randeep Ramesh, Guardian [UK]

Panic gripped Air India flight IC884...when a mid-air fight allegedly broke out between the two pilots and cabin crew member...Air India has grounded the pilots and crew involved and launched an inquiry...Commander Ranbeer Arora and Captain Aditya...

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25 June 2008

Air India, delisted by the Global Compact in January 2008, makes a remarkable comeback

Author: Global Compact Critics

The Global Compact Office announced today that a total of 630 companies have been removed from its list of participants for failure to communicate progress...Despite th[is]...[d]uring the first half of 2008, 701 new companies have joined the UN Global...

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8 January 2008

Airline's crew rules 'embarrassing' [Malaysia]

Author: Anis Ibrahim, New Straits Times [Malaysia]

Malaysia Airlines' work policies for its women flight attendants are "embarrassing", says the MAS Employees Union's executive secretary since 2003, Mustafar Maarof...[A] Universiti Malaysia Terengganu lecturer...said..."At MAS, most female flight...

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2 October 2006

335 Companies Delisted as Part of Quality Drive

Author: UN Global Compact

As part of the general strategic drive towards elevating the integrity and accountability of the initiative, the Global Compact Office today announced that it has removed 335 companies from its global list of participants. This step conforms to the...

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21 January 2006

NCW [National Commission for Women] plans moving court over AI [Air India] hostesses' complaint

Author: PTI [Press Trust of India], in Hindu (India)

Taking cognizance of complaints by Air India hostesses of being superseded by junior male pursers, the National Commission for Women (NCW) is contemplating to move court in the matter.

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30 December 2004

India Inc donates crores for tsunami relief

Author: Agencies, with inputs from Business Standard, in rediff.com [India]

Corporate India and public sector units are doing their bit in the relief efforts in the tsunami-ravaged areas. Not just in donations, but also in kind...airlines are operating special flights to evacuate people and transport relief material...Coca...

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25 July 2003

86 Indian firms ink global compact: ILO

Author: Press Trust of India, in The Hindu

More than 86 Indian companies have subscribed to the United Nations Global Compact, declared in 1999, the ILO said urging business leaders to help build social and environmental pillars required to sustain global economy...Prominent India companies...

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11 July 2003

SC [Supreme Court of India] grounds 50-plus Air India hostesses

Author: Rakesh Bhatnagar, Times of India

Air-India hostesses have no reason to feel high. The Supreme Court on Friday said they could fly up to the age of 50 against their wish to remain as part of the cabin crew till the retirement age of 58.

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9 July 2003

Gender discrimination shadow over Air-India

Author: Renni Abraham, Business Standard [India]

Air-India (A-I) has grounded four women cabin crew members after their quarterly weight checks...India’s national air carrier has, however, permitted 17 male cabin crew members who were overweight by between 19 kg and 40 kg to continue flying.

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