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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...

Southwest Airlines to fill 4,500 posts, offers attractive referral bonus

Southwest Airlines is keen to hire quality talent for about 4,500 posts, but is struggling to find suitable candidates. It is offering referral bonuses...

American, Delta, United airlines to hire in large numbers in the...

Airlines in the US are on a hiring spree with most carriers keen to get as many flights up in the air as possible....

Cathay Pacific begins hiring local pilots

The hiring of qualified pilots who possess residency rights, that is the right to live and work in Hong Kong, is part of Cathay’s...

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...

SpiceJet defers 50% of April salary for staff

SpiceJet has deferred up to 50 per cent of the salary of a major part of its workforce, for the month of April, affecting...

‘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...

IndiGo begins hiring, partners with Chimes Academy for cadet pilot programme

IndiGo has resumed hiring and has entered into a partnership with Chimes Aviation Academy for a Cadet Pilot Programme. Under the initiative, 15 cadets...

Vistara staff to face pay cuts till March

Vistara will continue to go forward with pay cuts for its staff until March, while the three-day leave without pay for its pilots will...

“Extend benefits,” says Air India Employee Union

The Air India Employee Union (AIEU) is seeking a meeting with Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Puri, to request an extension of medical scheme, leave...

Singapore Airlines pilots prefer 60% pay cut to job loss

Pilots of Singapore Airlines are willing to take further pay cuts to remain employed. On September 18, an agreement was reached between Singapore Airlines...

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...

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...

“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,...

800 Emirates pilots laid off in a day

Emirates, the Dubai-based airline, has started another round of layoffs, slashing 800 jobs in a day. The senior pilots with over 12 years of...

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...

New salary structure for SpiceJet’s pilots

Amidst the recent developments in the aviation industry, SpiceJet has introduced a new salary structure for its pilots. For the first time in the history of...

AirAsia pilots to take 40% pay cut for May and June

AirAsia India is imposing an average pay cut of 40 per cent on its pilots for the months of May and June. The cut...

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...

British Airways’ pilots go on strike

Frustrated pilots of British Airways have called a two-day strike beginning at midnight on 8 September, 2019, to protest against unsatisfactory pay and to...

Korean Air to hire Jet Airways’ pilots

Korean Air is looking out for about 300 to 400 pilots to fly its wide-body airplanes, such as the B777-300s. With the objective of...

Jet employees to raise funds and keep airline in business

Jet Airways is used to flying in the sky but this time round it has a dark cloud over its head. Finding an escape...

Jet Airways’ pilots to take legal path if salaries don’t get...

The union of Jet Airways' pilots, the National Aviators Guild (NAG) has sent a notice to the CEO of Jet Airways expressing that they...

Stalemate between pilots and management of Jet Airways to end

Following a financial crunch, Jet Airways had not been disbursing salaries to its pilots on time. The situation had spread a lot of discontentment...

Reinventing tomorrow’s workplace

Years ago, I built a 24-foot-long table in my backyard as a gathering place for thoughtful dialogue with the eclectic group of friends, acquaintances,...

Cognizant CEO interacts with 5 employees daily, for an hour

Cognizant Technology Solutions, which employs over three lakh people globally, saw an attrition rate of about 33 per cent in the July-September quarter. With...

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Cognizant CEO interacts with 5 employees daily, for an hour

Cognizant Technology Solutions, which employs over three lakh people globally, saw an attrition rate of about 33 per cent in the July-September quarter. With...

How Honeywell built a foolproof talent-succession system via automation

In the last one year, the focus for Honeywell, the electrical manufacturing conglomerate, has been streamlining its talent-succession system. Talking to HRKatha, Sumedha Pal...

Do companies require longer-lasting internship programmes?

The concept of internships can be traced back to the apprenticeships of the past. However, researches suggest that the life of an apprentice in...

Aayu App to expand workforce, hire 10,000 people pan India

Healthcare services provider, MedCords, under the National Digital Health Mission, has launched the ‘Aayu Ambassador Programme’. This programme is aimed at providing employment opportunities...

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“If CEO is the father of an organisation, CHRO is the mother,” Pankaj Lochan

Q. You have been shuttling between HR and manufacturing roles. Was it a well-thought out strategy or did you just go with the flow...

Binding multi-faceted employees with Titan Values

Titan has different sets of employees for different functions and verticals, ranging from the shopfloor to the retail stores. How do you bring in...