Tag: Air India

‘Create policy for employment of third gender’: SC to Centre

The Supreme Court has ordered the Centre to formulate a policy to facilitate the employment of transgender persons in all establishments / organisations covered...

Air India staff salaries to return to pre-Covid levels

There is good news for employees of Air India at last. Starting September, they will start getting the same salaries as they used to...

Bombay HC extends date for vacating Air India colonies

Three unions namely, Aviation Industry Employees Guild (AIEG), Air Corporation Employees Union (ACEU) and All India Service Engineers Association (AISEA) had filed a petition...

IndiGo crew goes on mass leave, to attend AI recruitment drive

IndiGo Airlines as well as its customers went into a tizzy this week with operations being majorly hit due to cabin crew going on...

Air India employee unions knock Bombay HC to stop eviction from...

Post privatisation, Air India had sent letters to its employees in Mumbai, in October and then in May again, asking them to vacate the...

Air India offers VRS to 40+ employees

First time in its history, Air India has announced a Voluntary Retirement Scheme (VRS). HRKatha has access to a copy of the service regulation...

Air India tells staff to vacate quarters; begins hiring drive

The staff of Air India, living in the government housing colonies in Delhi and Mumbai, have been asked to vacate their quarters by 26...

ESOPs to incentivise Air India employees

Air India is considering offering employee stock options (ESOPs) to its employees as an incentive, in an attempt to improve productivity. The national carrier, which...

Air India staff refuse to vacate quarters

Despite receiving an eviction notice, the staff of Air India refuse to vacate their Company-provided quarters, saying they wish to stay on in these...

Tata Sons reorganises Air India’s top management, Suresh Tripathi named CHRO

N Chandrasekhan, executive chairman, Air India and Tata Sons, has reorganised the senior management of Air India, which has now been taken over by...

Delhi HC dismisses petition challenging allowance reduction of Air India staff

The Delhi High Court dismissed two petitions filed by India Aircraft Engineers' Association and Air India Aircraft Engineers' Association which alleged that Air India...

Air India staff to get social security benefits under EPFO

Following the privatisation of Air India, its employees have now been covered under the Employees' Provident Fund & Miscellaneous Provisions Act 1952, starting December...

Medical insurance for retired Air India staff

There is some good news for the retired employees of Air India. They will be covered under the Central Government Health Scheme (CGHS), which...

Over 500 cabin crew of Air India to go on indefinite...

The transition of Air India into a privately-held company is expected to see yet another hurdle from its workforce. The cabin crew union of...

‘Disinvestment will not impact PF and gratuity’: Air India

Many employees of Air India were quite uncertain about their employment and benefits after the privatisation of the national carrier. But now, the Government...

Madras HC restrains Centre and Air India from proceeding with disinvestment

Air Corporation Employees Union recently moved the Madras High Court with a request to stop Air India and the Centre from proceeding with the...

Air India pilots’ unions want salaries restored in 3 days

The Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) and the Indian Commercial Pilots Association (ICPA) have threatened to take industrial action if Air India does not restore...

Not mandatory for government employees to fly Air India

Government officials will no longer be bound to travel by Air India, as the Airline no longer comes under the public ambit. Tuhin Kanta...

Air India pilots hope to receive pending salaries before handover

The recognised employee union of pilots at Air India, the Indian Pilots Guild (IPG) has written a letter to the chairman and managing director...

Air India staff to be asked to vacate company accommodation in...

The Government of India has asked Air India, to ensure that its employees vacate company-provided accommodation within six months of the divestment of the...

Air India to shift PF accounts to EPFO before ownership transfer

Air India will shift its employees’ provident fund accounts to the Employees’ Provident Fund Office (EPFO) before the ownership of the Airline is transferred....

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...

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“Would you tell me, please, which way I ought to go from here?” “That depends a good deal on where you want to get to,”...

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Salesforce India to hire 2,500

The cloud-based services company, Salesforce India is set to expand its workforce from its present strength of about 7,500, to about 10,000 by January...

[24]7.ai will expand India team by 9,000

There is good news for talent from Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities in India, as 7.ai is looking to expand its team in...

Meeshoites to get 11-day ‘reset & recharge’ break

Meesho, the Indian internet commerce company, is giving an 11-day break from work to all its employees. From 22 October to 1 November, 2022...

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