Air India cuts employees from 300 to 108 in two years; saves on costs

Air India cuts employees from 300 to 108 in two years; saves on costs

In a major boost to its cost saving efforts, Air India has managed to bring down the number of employees per aircraft by almost two-thirds to 108 compared to 300 more than two years ago.

AI likely to meet cabin crew shortfall by July: Official

Air India has currently over 2,500 cabin crew, including the executive officers, to man its fleet of over 100 planes.

Air India to use biometric attendance system

In a bid to ensure timely and regular attendance of its employees national carrier Air India Thursday said that it will install a biometric attendance system.

Air India clears proposal to downsize number of employees union

ir India, which became one single entity by merging Indian Airlines, has at present around 14 unions.

Air India defends concessional tickets for employees

Air India`s scheme is meant for its 24,000 serving employees and 20,000 retired ones.

Air India doles out free air tickets to its employees

Air India is doling out free air tickets to its 24,000 employees, even as it expects to incur a loss of Rs 3,900 crore this financial year and has a debt burden of Rs 35,000 crore.

AI grounds VRS plan citing high attrition, lack of funds

Air India had in July 2012 approved the VRS package for all its permanent employees who have served for 15 years or are at least 40 years of age.

Air India seeks better performance from employees

National carrier Air India has urged its employees to stay focused on improving its services in all areas of operations in 2014 and not to squander away the gains of the last year.

Air India asks employees on sabbatical to return to work or quit

The scheme allowed them to take a minimum of two years and a maximum of five years off the job with the airline.

AI employees demand revocation of suspension of crew members

A large number of Air India employees, including cabin crew, ground handling staff and loaders, on Tuesday staged a demonstration at the airport here to press for their demands, including revocation of suspension of some cabin crew members.

19 AI pilots quit since last year

Ninteen pilots of Air India and its low cost subsidiary Air India Express have either resigned or taken voluntary retirement since January last year.

Govt approves rationalisation of pay structure of AI employees

At its meeting, the Cabinet Committee on Economic Affair cleared the proposal for restructuring the pay scales of Air India's pilots, cabin crew and engineers.

Over 600 Air India employees left company since 2009

Twenty-four pilots and management pilots and 163 cabin crew and executive cabin crew have either resigned or taken VR since 2009, citing various reasons, a senior Air India official said.

Pay cut for Air India employees in May due to strike

Air India employees will draw less in salaries for the month of May on account of the ongoing pilots strike that has led the airline to curtail its international operations, a senior Air India official said Thursday.

Air India proposes VRS to cut down staff

Financially stressed Air India has proposed a voluntary retirement scheme (VRS) for its executive cadre employees to bring down manpower costs.

No staff shortage in Air India: Govt

There is no staff shortage in Air India which now has a strength of 26,851 employees, including 1543 pilots, Lok Sabha was informed Wednesday.