Air India plans to hire pilots from abroad for wide-body planes amid scarcity
Air India plans to hire expat pilots for its Boeing 777 planes as the airline is facing a shortage of pilots amid plans to expand its fleet as well as international operations, according to sources
In order to fill a pilot shortage brought on by plans to expand both its fleet and its international operations, sources say that Tata group-owned Air India will hire foreigners to fly its Boeing 777 aircraft. According to the sources, the carrier has contacted several organisations that help airlines find expat flight crew in order to hire about 100 pilots for its wide-body Boeing 777 fleet.
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