New Delhi: With the decline in corona cases, the aviation sector has started to improve. This is indicated by the fact that Air India has gradually restored the salaries of its employees to pre-pandemic levels. It is to be known that the Indian aviation sector was badly affected by the restrictions imposed due to the pandemic.
According to a document released by Air India on Tuesday, the company had reduced the flying allowance, special pay and broad body allowance of pilots by 35 per cent, 40 per cent and 40 per cent respectively after the outbreak. According to the document, three allowances of 20 per cent, 25 per cent and 25 per cent are being restored from April 1 this year. During the pandemic, the flying allowance and wide body allowance of cabin crew members were reduced by 15 and 20 per cent, respectively. Both allowances will be 10 percent and 10 percent respectively from April 1.
50 percent reduction in staff during the Corona period
The allowances of officers and other staff members have been reduced by 50 percent and 30 percent respectively. The allowances of officers are now being restored at 25 percent from April 1. At the same time, the allowances of other staff members are being brought to the pre-epidemic level. The total wages of Indian workers posted abroad were cut by 10 percent, or a maximum of $300. It is now being restored to five per cent or 150.
Alliance Air started separate flight
On the other hand, Alliance Air, a subsidiary of Air India, has now started operating its Passenger Service System (PSS) independently after the acquisition of Tata Sons. The company works directly under the control of the Centre. Airlines Alliance Air said in a statement that the system of ticket booking and scheduling flights has migrated to its own cloud-based PSS from Friday.