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Air India offers to re-hire pilots post retirement for five years

Tata group-based airline has offered to re-hire pilots post their retirement for five years.





New Delhi: Air India is the flag carrier airline of India, headquartered in New Delhi. It is Tata-owned. The airline connects 70 international and 100 domestic destinations for your flights.

Tata group-based airline has offered to re-hire pilots post their retirement for five years. Air India is looking for stability and promising employees, according to internal communication there is talk of acquiring 300 single-aisle planes.

A commander has reported that Air India is considering to re hire all the commanders as pilots.

This comes even as the full-service career rolled out a voluntary retirement scheme for its employees, including cabin crew, and at the same time recruiting the fresh blood in the once-state-controlled carrier as well.

Pilots are the most asset for any airline and get paid the highest as compared to others as cabin crew and aircraft maintenance engineers.

Moreover, the shortage of adequately trained pilots in the domestic aviation industry has always been an issue.

Air India Deputy General Manager for Personnel, Vikas Gupta, said in an internal mail said ” “We are pleased to inform you are being considered for the post-retirement contract as commander in Air India for a period of 5 years or till you attain the age of 65 years, whichever is earlier.”

“During the period of the post-retirement contract, you will be paid the remuneration and flying allowances, as admissible, as per the policy of Air India to such appointments,” further Vikas stated.

Interested candidates are said to submit their test by 23 June.

A query was sent in this regard to the  Air India spokesperson but the  official did not receive an illicit response