PIA approves new policy for cabin crew
KARACHI: The Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has approved a new policy for ground jobs of cabin crew, ARY News reported.
PIA Chief Executive Officer Air Marshal Arshad Malik has given approval for the new policy. The policy would be applicable for permanent and contractual employees, read the notification issued in this regard.
Application could only be submitted for ground service on completion of 10 years of service.
The airline management would itself decide to appoint cabin crew in any department. Following approval of the management for ground job, the employee would not be allowed for flight service.
“Employees will be bound to perform the duty and shift assigned to them on ground service,” said the notification.
It said they could be called for flight duty, when needed.
“Selected and top performer cabin crew may be deputed on ground jobs only within Flight Services Department purely on company requirement with valid justification. They may be called back for flying duties subject to the company requirement,” the company circular read.
“The grounded cabin crew will mark their attendance through TMS and all rules of leave/ promotions etc, shall be applicable to the grounded crew as applicable to admin category employees,” it added.