JET AIRWAYS RETURNING FOREIGN PILOTS
Indian Jet Airways has begun to let go some pilots who “were lent” from foreign airlines. At this point, the airline has already confirmed that they have sent 25 pilots back and the process will continue. The main reason is the April case when one of these pilots allegedly had racist comments on two Indians, one of whom was even disabled.
Previously, Jet Airways asked the younger ones of these borrowed pilots to take a 10-day per month off – which means approximately 30% deduction from salary.
“This step is more than just a financial savings. Our Bureau wants to offer a career growth mainly to Indian pilots.” said Jet Airways.
At this moment, 2000 pilots work for Jet Airways, approximately 100 of them are lent from other airlines.
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