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Low-cost airline pilots overworked, struggling with fatigue and monotony

Pilots and commanders say that a more "humane" approach towards them would go a long way

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cockpit TheA320neo’sengineproblemshaveledtoseveralstressfulweeksofflyingforcommandersandco-pilotsofIndiGoandGoAir.Whiletheproblemmaybebehindthemfornowwiththegroundingof11aircraft,flyingwithalow-fareairlineinIndiaisnotapieceofcake. Afterfouryearsofflyingasaco-pilot,NavneetSarin,32,isthecommanderofalow-fareairlineinIndia.Sarinismarried,hasachildandlivesinGurgaon. Hisreportingtimeononeofthedaysofhislastweek’srosterwas4.35am.HetakesofffromDelhiandlandsat ...