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Amid uncertainty over the future course of the carrier, two employees' unions have now written to the President and the PM. In separate but similarly-worded letters this week, the Society for Welfare of Indian Pilots and Jet Aircraft Maintenance Engineers Welfare Association have requested help in clearing their outstanding salary dues.
Tulips are in full bloom in Holland’s Keukenhof Gardens, a 45-minute drive from Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport where a Jet Airways flight used to land daily at 8.15am with tourists from Mumbai and the rest of India. A large number of these tourists were on group tours organized by Indian travel companies.
Organisations are strictly adhering to the rule of long notice periods. This, recruitment agencies say, is not only hindering the process of hiring but is also fuelling counter-offers. Companies are increasingly investing in the learning and development of people, which is why losing a candidate and hiring a new one has become a costly affair.
Called for a meeting by crisis-hit Jaypee Group, a section of homebuyers on Friday boycotted the meet and protested here against huge delay in possession of their apartments. They demanded that banks should be asked to suspend monthly equated-monthly instalment (EMI) for the time being to provide some relief.
An IndiGo spokesperson said: “An IndiGo flight 6E 227 (Non-NEO) operating on Kolkata - Kochi route was diverted to Chennai (Friday) due to technical reasons. The aircraft is currently at Chennai airport where it is being inspected by our technical teams. We regret the inconvenience caused to the passengers. They have been accommodated in subsequent flights.”
The two divisions accounted for a combined 23 per cent of revenue for the year ended March, up from 17 per cent in the previous year, according to data compiled by Bloomberg. That growth has come at the expense of the conglomerate’s energy-related arms, which have been the bedrock of Ambani’s business for more than a decade. Their revenue share dropped to 77 per cent from 83 per cent, the data show.
Remarks by the head of Chinese online business giant Alibaba that young people should work 12-hour days, six days a week if they want financial success have prompted a public debate over work-life balance in the country. Ma has responded to the criticism by saying work should be a joy and also include time for study, reflection and self-improvement.
Ivanka said she was happy with her current role in the administration. She said her father raised the job as "a question" and she told him she was "happy with the work" she's doing. The president recently said - "I even thought of Ivanka for the World Bank. She would've been great at that because she's very good with numbers."
TeamLease Services executive VP & co-founder Rituparna Chakraborty said, “While I understand the dilemma of the employees wherein they are caught between hope and pragmatism, we have to accept that the signs of trouble were clear over 12-15 months. We have seen exits of senior executives as well as pay cuts in Jet over the same time duration.”
The grounding of Jet Airways has come as a boon for other airlines. The govt will allot 280 slots at Mumbai and 160 at Delhi as well as those at other airports to Indian carriers for three months. Airlines that can induct more planes quickly and tide over the sudden shortage ahead of peak summer travel season — and help bring down spiralling fares — will get more slots.