Tag: Air India

Limited benefits for Air India staff till privatisation

The Indian government plans to limit benefits of Air India staff till privatisation happens. Going forward, it is expected that the Centre will follow...

Threat of stir drives Air India to create vaccination schedule

Air India (AI) is finally drawing up a schedule to vaccinate its employees, after its pilots threatened to strike. The national carrier is aiming...

‘Air India’s social-media policy violates Fundamental Right’: Pilots to chairman

The union further stated that the policy, unlike social media policies adopted by several other employers, does not even attempt to draw a distinction...

Air India recruitment open for 2020

Air India Airport Services has opened recruitments for the posts of deputy terminal manager, duty manager, officer and junior executive. Applications will have to...

Pilots’ unions discourage Air India staff from bidding for the airline

The Indian Commercial Pilots’ Association (IPCA) and the Indian Pilots’ Guild (IPG) have discouraged employees of Air India from participating in a bid to...

Air India pilot unions in deadlock with Government on wage cuts

Air India pilot unions — Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) IPG and Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) sought the Civil Aviation Ministry's intervention on the...

59 Air India employees opt for LWP

Post July, when Air India had asked its senior officials to draw a list of employees who may be sent on mandatory leave without...

Air India to release PF dues for retired staff

National carrier, Air India, which had reportedly evaded depositing the TDS and PF of its retired employees since January 2020, claims to have deposited...

Denied job as cabin crew, SC to hear transgender woman’s plea

The petitioner, who had applied for the post of cabin crew at Air India’s office in Delhi, in the ‘female category’, in 2017, had...

AI’s non-flying staff will recover pay via IDA, pilots unlucky

There seems no possible hope in sight for the pilots of Air India to recover the earnings that they have lost due to the...

After salary cuts, LWP policy, Air India to hire more employees

After sending its 600 permanent staff on ‘Leave without Pay’ for five years, the national carrier is now on looking at hiring new people! The...

IPG contests Air India’s leave without pay in Delhi High Court 

National carrier, Air India, on July 14 circulated a scheme of leave without pay (LWP). Under the scheme, an employee of the organisation can...

Air India cuts monthly allowances of employees by up to 50%

In an internal order released on July nation 21, national carrier Air India has announced the reduction in monthly allowances of its employees by...

ICPA warns Air India against wage restructuring without union approval

The Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) in a letter to the chairman and managing director of Air India, Rajiv Bansal, stated that any unilateral...

5-year leave without pay for 600 Air India employees

About 600 permanent employees of Air India, are to be offered a ‘leave without pay (LWP)’ scheme for a period of six months to...

Air India pilots find pay cuts unfair, offer suggestions

The pilots of Air India have expressed their displeasure at the unfair pay cuts imposed across the board. In a letter to Rajeev Bansal,...

AIASL to employ relatives of staff lost to COVID-19

Air India Airport Services (AIASL), which is Air India’s subsidiary looking into ground handling, will be offering employment opportunities to one family member each...

Air India focusses on staff’s well-being despite dwindling finances

Rajiv Bansal, chairman and managing director, Air India, has said in a communication to the employees that the airline, which was in a poor...

Air India responds to RWAs targeting its crew members

National carrier, Air India, responded to Residential Welfare Associations (RWAs) who were ostracising members of its crew upon their return to their homes, for...

Air India to offer VRS, to reduce employee cost and debt...

Air India employees who have been quite uncertain about their future for some time, may now seek voluntary retirement. This will allow the Government...

Air India staff will get 3% shares post disinvestment

Having decided to exit Air India completely, the Government has announced the sale of 100 per cent stake in the airline. Bids have been...

Internal committee at Air India to sort out employees’ issues

Employees have been assured that their dues will be paid in full.   While the Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri has assured the employees of...

Air India employees to forego benefits/salaries on leaving without serving notice...

An order from the executive director, engineering, warned Air India Engineering Services Limited (AIESL) and aircraft maintenance engineers that if they leave the organisation...

Govt assures of AI operations till privatisation process is complete

Civil Aviation Minister, Hardeep Singh Puri, met 13 employee unions of the national carrier, Air India, and assured them that the carrier will continue...

Air India employees may go on a strike from 8th Jan

Earlier this week, all the recognised employee unions of Air India met to discuss whether they will take the NCLT (National Company Law Tribunal)...

AI pilots want to resign without notice period

The pilots’ union of the state-owned airlines, has requested Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri, in a written statement, to allow the pilots to...

Air India employees guaranteed job protection for a year

The Government of India is all set to invite fresh expressions of interest (EoIs) in two weeks, to sell the entire stake in Air...

Unsure of leave encashment, Air India staff proposes to collectively take...

The employees of Air India, which is all set to get privatised, are afraid that once the airline is taken over by a private...

Air India staff unions briefed about divestment process and its consequences

By next month, the Centre will issue the expression of interest EoI for divestment of its stake in the national carrier, Air India. The...

Air India employee unions against sale of national carrier

The employees’ and officers’ unions of Air India expressed their displeasure at the Government's attempt to sell the cash-strapped national airline. Ashwani Lohani, chairman, Air...

Air India faces crisis, incapable of paying salaries after October

Air India will soon run out of funds to pay salaries to its employees beyond October. Not only are the salaries being delayed regularly,...

Air India captain suspended for shoplifting

Air India has suspended Rohit Bhasin, regional director-East, as he had allegedly stolen a wallet from a duty-free shop at the Sydney Airport. Bhasin...

Air India puts a gag on employees when in uniform

The flag carrier airline of the country, Air India, has issued a strict order to all its employees to refrain from speaking to the...

Government plans to hire outsiders for management positions, to run Air...

In order to revive the ailing national carrier, Air India, the Indian government is now looking at a four-pronged strategy. It will implement some...

Online petition urges Air India to hire third- gender candidates

Air India has been asked to alter its hiring policy so as to permit third-gender candidates to apply for jobs. The online petition demanding...

Sensitivity to women airlines staff a must: Maneka Gandhi

The WCD Minister appealed to private and public airlines employees to protect and preserve the self-respect of their women colleagues at all times.

Air India scouts for HR & IR officers

Those selected will be based out of Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata.

Air India employees to get their unpaid salaries

The government has decided to resume the equity infusion into the ailing flag carrier, which it had stopped after deciding to sell the airline.

Air India to hire 270 co-pilots

In 2016–17, its employee cost was Rs 2,841.48 crore—an average employee cost of Rs 21 lakh per annum.

Outdated HR policy & third party staffing behind poor customer service...

QCI suggests that for operational improvement at AIR India, there is a need to completely revamp the existing HR policy on hiring, training, employee personal development.

Air India prepares for a cultural shift

The national carrier will shift from a PSU culture to that of a corporate culture in anticipation of privatisation.

Air India staff now supports privatisation but seeks salary dues

The pilots have asked the airline to clear long due salary arrears before the move

Amid fears of privatisation, Air India staff displays loyalty and solidarity

Employees are raising concerns and   also offering solutions, to help the company overcome its debts and prevent privatisation.

AI opens doors to over 80 pilots while Jet Airways keen...

While on one hand AI is recruiting and training more pilots to overcome its shortages, Jet Airways is concerned about the plight of its Indian pilots.

Air India staff to get a pay raise after long wait

Having turned operationally profitable in the last financial year, after about five years, Air India will now give a 2 per cent salary hike.

Air India plans bullish hiring over next two–three years

The premier flight carrier plans to add approx. hundred aircrafts, 500 pilots and over 1,500 cabin crew in the coming few years.

Air India to stop post-retirement benefits on VRS

In order to discourage people from opting for VRS, the state –owned airline is getting rid of fringe benefits that come along with VRS.

Google, Apple, RBI, FB, SBI: Preferred destination for business students

Among other Indian companies, Infosys, TCS (Tata Consultancy Services), Air India, Flipkart, Wipro, Reliance Industries, Tata Motors, ONGC, L&T, Mahindra & Mahindra, Aditya Birla Group, Indian Oil, BHEL (Bharat Heavy Electricals Ltd.), Snapdeal, HCL and NPTC also feature in the list.

Overweight Air India cabin crew to get grounded

Air hostesses with a BMI (body mass index) of over 27 were categorised as obese, while those with BMI between 22 and 27 were called overweight.

How personalised learning can transform capability development in 2021

According to the World Economic Forum, there is a fierce urgency for reskilling in the world, as over one billion jobs have been transformed...

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Leaders, especially, talented and competent ones, are critical for organisations. They perform well under pressure and willingly step up when required to shoulder a...

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Tredence to Hire 1000+ in Bangalore, Chennai, Gurugram

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