Sunday, August 26, 2012

NEWS| Over 600 Air India employees left company since 2009

Worried over their uncertain future and poor financial condition of Air India, over 600 employees of the national carrier have either resigned or takenvoluntary retirement 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.

Six engineers, including executive engineers, 171 executives and general category officers, 59 technicians and 201 general category employees have left the company, he said, adding that a total of 624 employees have either resigned or taken VR.

Currently, the employee strength of Air India is around 26,481, of which 1,439 are pilots and executive pilots, 1,419 are engineers and executive engineers, 5,064 executives and general category officers, 3,064 cabin crew and executive cabin crew, 3,351 technicians or service engineers and 12,146 general category employees.

223 employees resigned or took VR in 2011, 178 in 2010 and 128 in 2009. This year till May, 95 employees have left the company.

Of these, 48 employees resigned, while 47 took VR, the official said.



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