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200 pilots accepted Air India job offers as GoFirst shuts down operations

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200 pilots of GoFirst airline, which is facing financial crisis, have joined Air India. Around 75 pilots started training with Air India on Monday. In the initial days of GoFirst, Air India started walk-in interviews in Bengaluru, Delhi and Mumbai. According to Air India, it received over 700 applications in response to the recruitment advertisement. However, neither Air India nor GoFirst responded on the issue. Pilots go through simulator training before going on duty. According to sources, the pilots have given compensation letters to Air India. Because they are not released from Go First. Both GoFirst and Air India operate Airbus A320 type aircraft.

Air India also operates the A319 and A321 variants. From June 1, captains and first officers will get an additional Rs. 1 lakh and Rs. 5 lakh will be paid. The allowance will be paid to those pilots who were on the payroll of the airlines as on May 31. Along with this, allowance will also be given to those who withdraw their resignation by June 15. GoFirst has also announced longevity bonuses for pilots.