Jet pilots' strike: HC issues contempt notice

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Mumbai, Sep 10: The Bombay High Court issued contempt notice to Jet Airways pilots and their union, the National Aviators Guild (NAG) on Thursday, Sep 10, for defying the court order.

According to a spokesperson, Justice DY Chandrachud of the Bombay High Court has directed a contempt notice to be issued to the National Aviation Guild (NAG). It will be heard here Monday, Sep 14.

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The management action came after the pilots and management failed to resolve the crisis and agitation continued for third consecutive day.

Earlier on Tuesday, Sep 8, a division bench consisting of Chief Justice Swatanter Kumar and Justice A M Khanwailkar had passed an order restraining the NAG from going on an illegal strike under the Industrial Disputes Act, 1947.

The strike has already resulted in the cancellation of nearly 450 flights all over the country and has inconvenienced over 28,000 passengers in the past two days.

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