It has been reported that Air India has decided to re-employ retired pilots for 5 years and has been writing letters to retirees for the past few years.
A senior Air India official said the information was being passed on to pilots who retired three years ago and that it had been decided to hire them for the next 5 years or until they are 65 years old.
300 new aircraft
Air India is in talks to buy 300 new aircraft soon. It is said that Air India has decided to hire retired pilots as it needs more pilots if these aircraft are purchased.
Lack of pilots
The shortage of adequately trained pilots in the domestic aviation sector has been going on for the past several years. Vikas Gupta, Deputy General Manager, Air India Personnel, said:
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He added that pilots who are hired after retirement will be paid as much as they can accept, as well as all the benefits, including flying.
July 23 deadline
Interested retired pilots can apply to Air India’s official email and the last date to apply is July 23.
According to Air India, the retirement age is 58. It is also noteworthy that Air India has already hired retired pilots when there was a shortage of pilots during the Corona virus era. It is noteworthy that Air India is currently planning to hire retirees as it is buying more aircraft again.
It has been reported that Jet Airways, like Air India, has called on its retired employees following the decision to drop more flights on the field.