Tag: Air India

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Outdated HR policy & third party staffing behind poor customer service...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



Continuous learning is the key to future success for organisations

The business scenario these days is so dynamic that it is keeping companies on their toes. It’s not just hard to predict where and...

Employee Benefits & Engagement


Cat naps can increase productivity!

Risposo in Italy, inemuri in Japan or simply siesta in Spain and other countries— call it what you may, but research has shown that...

Make Monday a ‘Fun’ day

The noun 'blues' refers to a 'sad' feeling, and has nothing to do with the colour blue. This feeling may arise from laziness or...

Eli Lilly plays guardian angel to its employees

In the pharma industry, the sales team comprises remote workers. The work of these salespeople generally requires them to travel, usually on two wheelers,...


Philips’ Smriti Handa joins Reckitt; Mahima K moves to global role

Smriti Handa has been appointed as the regional HR director for India and South Asia, Reckitt Benckiser (RB). Prior to this role, she was...

Employee Assistance Programme—the key to happy workplace

There is an apparent pull and push amongst businesses across industries for one reason— employees. It is a known fact that having the right...

Videocon on the verge of labour unrest

Workers at Videocon Industries’ Aurangabad plant are losing their patience. Not surprising, since they have not been paid salaries for the last 10 months....

Terminated contractual nursing officers sit in protest

Having been terminated from their jobs, contractual nursing officers of Safdarjung hospital, New Delhi, sat outside the residence of Union Health Minister Dr Harsh...



“A true leader is not dependent on title or designation,” Dwarakanath

It was a Friday afternoon, when the HRKatha team got the opportunity to meet a man who is not just a recognised leader but...

“Successful women are ambitious and focussed on their careers,” Shalini Pillay

She understands the imperatives for an organisation from a talent perspective. She possesses the consulting skills required to provide solutions. She is also a...

“Automation will create a multiplier effect in the economy, which people don’t understand,” Ravi...

Automation and the volatile behaviour of workers have brought in a lot of challenges for HR in the changing automobile industry, which is now...