Jet terminates 50 employees at international destinations

Forum Gandhi Mumbai | Updated on May 14, 2019 Published on May 14, 2019

Jet Airways has terminated over 50 local and Indian employees in South East Asia, West Asia, Europe and UK.

Mohammad Mansoor, Customer Service Executive, Doha region, said, “We are 10 permanent and contractual employees in the Doha region and all of us including the country manager got the termination letter. All our reservations and sales team were not directly under Jet Airways payroll. There were 10 of them who are also unemployed now.” The debt-strapped airline flew six daily flights Doha, by March 1, they reduced it to only one daily.

An employee at Bahrain who has worked for the airline for 12 years said, “We were asked to not report to work last week. Including me there were three employees at Bahrain. We hope there is a resolution soon for the airline as getting jobs in our country is very difficult.” Jet Airways flew four weekly flights to Bahrain.

An employee at Kuwait confirmed the same as well. The full-service carrier had two daily flights between India and Kuwait.

While an employee in Paris said that they haven’t received the termination letter yet but they are due of one month’s salary. He added, “I had written an email to the management last week seeking clarity on our salaries, however, I haven’t heard back from them on the same.” He added that he would soon approach the local authorities over irregularities with regards the salaries.

Meanwhile in India, on Monday, the Regional Labour Commissioner directed the Civil Aviation Ministry to direct the airport authorities to not cancel passes of the airport employees

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Published on May 14, 2019
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