Air India offers to re-employ pilots after retirement.
Air India has sent a letter to the pilots who retired three years ago. The airline has introduced a voluntary retirement scheme for its employees, including cabin crew, as well as recruiting new ones.
owned by tata group Air India ,Air India) has offered to re-hire the pilots for 5 years after their retirement. The airline has taken this initiative with the intention of bringing stability in operations. This information was received from the e-mail issued internally. This step has been taken at a time when the company is in talks to acquire 300 aircraft. Air India is considering to re-appoint these pilots as commanders. The company has also introduced a Voluntary Retirement Scheme for its employees including crew members and is simultaneously recruiting fresh youth.
Air India Deputy General Manager (Personnel) Vikas Gupta said in an internal mail, “We are happy to inform that as Commander in Air India for a period of 5 years or till attaining the age of 65 years, Whichever is earlier, after retirement you are being considered for contractual recruitment.
According to the mail, interested pilots have been asked to submit their details with written consent by June 23. A query sent to an Air India spokesperson in this regard did not elicit any response.
Air India introduced VRS scheme
The official said a letter has been sent to the pilots who retired three years ago. The airline has introduced a voluntary retirement scheme for its employees, including cabin crew, as well as recruiting new ones.