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Operating pressures strain SIA-pilots relations

It took years to mend ties, but operating pressures are once again putting a strain on relations between Singapore Airlines and its pilots' union. Both sides, in a deadlock over pay and working conditions, are headed to the Industrial Arbitration Court in the coming weeks.

It's been 15 years since the big showdown at the Istana.

Tensions were high between Singapore Airlines' (SIA) top brass and the Air Line Pilots Association - Singapore (Alpa-S).

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 13, 2018, with the headline 'Operating pressures strain SIA-pilots relations'. Print Edition | Subscribe