Tag: pilots

Lufthansa kicks off campaign to hire 20,000

Lufthansa, the German airline has launched its hiring campaign this week. On its way to recovery after the pandemic, the airline is preparing for...

Will Air India hire 100 foreign pilots for Boeing 777 fleet?

Air India (AI) is reported to be looking out for 100 pilots for its Boeing 777 fleet of wide-body planes. The carrier is open...

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...

Are British pilots being hired to train Chinese military?

China’s People’s Liberation Army is hiring former British military pilots and offering them a handsome remuneration to train their teams. It is reported that about...

Pay hike for Lufthansa pilots

Lufthansa Airlines Group has finally announced a pay hike for its pilots after having experienced frequent strikes leading to flight disruptions. Entry-level pilots will...

Lufthansa tries to avert pilot strike with wage deal

Lufthansa, the German airline, is facing a lot of challenges with its pilots threatening to go on strike yet again, even while the Airline...

Delay in salary disbursal at SpiceJet yet again

For the second straight month, SpiceJet employees haven’t received their salaries on time. It is reported that many employees, including flight crew haven’t received their...

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...

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...

Staff disgruntled over low salaries across Indian airlines

Cabin crew, technicians and pilots working for various airlines in the country have been protesting by calling in sick en masse. The primary issue is...

Akasa Air to hire 350 pilots, cabin crew by March 2023

Akasa Air, the airline that has recently entered the Indian aviation space, is going all out to woo pilots and cabin crew. It is...

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...

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...

Job cuts at CNN, affected staff to be informed soon

A ‘gut punch’ is what Chris Licht, CEO, CNN rightly described the announcement of layoff plans as. Licht recently sent a memo to the...

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Hiring activity grows 27% in Nov., reaches pre-festive level: Report

The Indian job market bounced back to pre-festive levels in November. As per a leading job portal, the country’s premier job index emerged at...

Change of guard at P&G

Procter & Gamble has announced the elevation of Bala Puroshothaman to global CHRO. He will be stepping into the shoes of Tracey Grabowski who...

VerSe Innovation lays off 150, announces pay cuts

VerSe Innovation — the parent company of Dailyhunt, the news aggregator and Josh, the short-video platform, and the operator of the PublicVibe, the hyperlocal...

Signify appoints Irani Srivastava Roy as CHRO, India

Signify has appointed Irani Srivastava Roy as chief human resources officer (CHRO) for the Indian Subcontinent. In her new role, she will be responsible for...

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