Air India staff to get their old salaries; Alliance Air to fly separately
New Delhi: The aviation sector along with the hospitality sector has been showing signs of recovery after the relaxation in restrictions due to reduced Covid cases. Airlines too are buzzing with full occupancy after the normalization of things. This is indicated by Air India restoring the salaries of its employees to pre-pandemic levels in a phased manner. Explain that the Indian aviation sector was recovering after the restrictions imposed due to the epidemic.
According to the document, from April 1 this year, these three allowances of 20 percent, 25 percent and 25 percent are being restored. The flying allowance of cabin crew members was cut by 15 and 20 percent respectively during the pandemic. Both these allowances are being restored to 10 percent and 5 percent respectively from April 1.
Salaries deducted up to 50 percent during the Covid19 pandemic
The allowances paid to officers and other staff members were cut by 50 % and 30 percent, respectively. Now the allowances of officers are being restored to 25 percent from April 1. At the same time, the allowances of other staff members are being brought down to pre-pandemic levels. Gross pay to Indian employees posted abroad was cut by 10 percent, or a maximum of $300. Now it is being restored to five percent, or a maximum of $150.
Alliance Air starts separate flight
On the other hand, Alliance Air, which was a subsidiary of Air India after going into the hands of Tata Sons, has now started independent operation of its Passenger Service System (PSS). The company is operating directly under the control of the Centre. Airlines Alliance Air said in a statement that the system for booking tickets and scheduling flights has migrated to its own cloud-based PSS from Friday.
Tata has taken over the control of Air India and they are trying to infuse corporate culture into Air India by making it efficient and value-oriented.