Tag: Airline

SpiceJet to hike pilots’ salaries

SpiceJet will pay its captains Rs 7 lakh for 80 hours of flying per month. This is the hike that the Airline has announced...

IndiGo pilots’ salaries will be restored to pre-COVID levels in 3...

The pilots at IndiGo can now look forward to their salaries — which were cut by up to 40 per cent for some, to...

IndiGo hikes salaries by 8% for the second time in 2022

IndiGo pilots and crew members have received yet another eight per cent hike in their salaries. This is the second hike in four months....

6,600 jobs available at Singapore’s Changi Airport

Singapore’s Changi Airport is on a hiring spree. It is on the lookout for talent to fill front-line passenger-service positions as well as vacancies...

Emirates on recruitment drive across 30 cities

Emirates is looking to add to its cabin crew. In fact, the talent acquisition team of the global airlines will be touring about 30...

IndiGo CEO admits salary raise remains a delicate & difficult issue

While IndiGo’s pilots have been expressing their discontentment at the low-cost carrier’s failure to restore their salaries, Ronojoy Dutta, CEO, IndiGo admits that the...

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...

Salaries restored to pre-COVID levels for Spicejet staff

After an eventful year, that saw Spicejet, India’s low-cost carrier, struggling to pay full salaries to its employees, things seem to be returning to...

Staff of Alitalia go on strike, cause flight cancellations

Employees of Alitalia called a strike causing at least a 100 flights to be cancelled in Italy. The Unions came out in support of...

Vuram, GoAir to hire more people this year amidst return of...

IT company, Vuram, is gearing to take on 400 new hires in 2021, in line with the increasing demand for digitisation. Presently, the Company...

IndiGo lays off 10% of staff, over 2000 impacted

The ongoing pandemic has impacted many industries around the world, but aviation is by far the hardest hit. Understanding the gravity of the situation, the...

“We are now trying to adapt to WFH”: SVP-HR, Vistara

Of all the sectors affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, aviation has been the hardest hit. With travel restrictions, grounded fleets, benched staff, schedule uncertainties,...

Up to 20% pay cut for Vistara staff till December

Vistara, the Indian full-service airline will impose a pay cut of five to 20 per cent from July 1 to December 31, 2020, for...

Lufthansa to slash 22,000 jobs, strikes bailout deal with German govt

Lufthansa announced its intention to lay off about 22,000 full-time employees, as it sees no hope of demand for travel recovering any time soon,...

GoAir suspends trainee pilot over objectionable social-media behaviour

Standing by its zero-tolerance policy, Go Air, the budget airline, had sacked a trainee pilot for posting objectionable comments on Twitter. The airline had...

Virgin Atlantic may lay off over 3,000 employees

No airline has escaped the effect of the pandemic, given that most airports are sealed and flights have been grounded for months now. British...

IndiGo to pay full salaries to majority of employees; revokes announcement...

Low-cost carrier (LCC), IndiGo, has revoked its earlier announcement of pay-cuts during the month of April. It has now decided to pay full salaries...

Vistara CCO defends employee on social media

Setting an example to all leaders, Sanjiv Kapoor, the chief commercial officer of Vistara Airlines, defended his employee against a customer’s complaint. Recently, a flyer...

SpiceJet to strengthen its workforce with pilots and cabin crew

Ajay Singh, co-founder of SpiceJet is to infuse about Rs 1,000 crore in the airline by mid-May. With Rs 550 crore already pumped in after he took over earlier this year, the funds are expected to be used for expansion purposes.

Increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable: French Labour Minister 

On February 1, 2023, the French Labour Minister, Oliver Dussopt, declared that the increase in retirement age to 64 is unalterable. This statement came...

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3% of global workforce laid off from Workday

Workday Inc., a provider of business software solutions, has announced that it will be cutting 3% of its worldwide workforce due to the current...

Amazon disobeyed labour laws: US judge

An administrative judge in the US has declared that Amazon violated labour laws by threatening to withhold wage increases and benefits from workers at...

mCaffeine ropes in Neetha Thomas as head – people function

Neetha Thomas is head – people function, mCaffeine. Before joining the Indian caffeinated personal care brand, Thomas was vice president – human capital &...

WEF recognises Tata Steel as Global DE&I Lighthouse 2023

Tata Steel has been recognised for advancing intersectional gender diversity for employees and students, by the World Economic Forum (WEF). Because of its inclusive...

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EQ, IQ & empathy define the success of a CEO

Q. You spent 16 years at LIC before moving to a corporate role at ICICI Prudential. Now, 22 years on, I am still curious...

“The big change has been that we have moved from jobs to skills,” Amaresh...

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“Being good to everyone is being unjust to performers,” Mathew Job, CEO, Crompton

Q. In today’s times, what’s more challenging for a CEO like you — profit & business growth, talent & people, diversification, compliance or managing...