Ministry of Civil Aviation is looking to hire three directors for divestment-bound Air India, in line with a Cabinet decision taken last year to bring professionals from the private sector to top posts to turn the carrier profitable, reported livemint, citing government officials.
According to the report, the ministry has invited applications for the posts of directors to handle the departments of operations, commercial and personnel. The deadline for submission of applications is January 13, the report said.
“The government is keen to fill top-level positions at the national carrier with competent people, who could be from the corporate sector, or professionals with key experience in aviation," a senior government official was quoted as saying in the report.
The three directors will report to the managing director of Air India, Ashwani Lohani, the report added.