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Air India Express cancels flights due to cabin crew shortage

Representational image of an Air India express aircraft. | Photo Credit: G. Ramakrishna Air India Express has cancelled "scores of flights" due to a shortage of cabin crew members as a section of them are reporting sick to protest against alleged mismanagement at the Tata Group-owned airline, according to sources.Discontent has been brewing among a section of the cabin crew at the low-cost carrier for some time now, especially after the start of the process of merger of AIX Connect, formerly AirAsia India, with itself.Also read | Air India Express cancels several flights to Middle East from Kochi; travellers protestThe sources on Wednesday said several cabin crew members started reporting sick since Monday evening and as there are not enough cabin crew members, "scores of flights" hav...