In a dramatic reversal, Jet Airways late Thursday night announced that the 1,900 employees targeted for layoffs would be reinstated, with Chairman Naresh Goyal claiming his decision did not come from political pressure or union threats but rather because he "cannot see the tears in their eyes." Speaking at a quickly arranged televised news conference in Mumbai, Goyal said it was a "personal decision" to reinstate the 800 flight attendants let go last week and the 1,100 other unidentified ...

Subscribe to Access this Entire Article

"Jet Airways backtracks on layoffs, still faces political, economic challenges" is part of ATW Plus, our online premium membership. Subscribing will provide you access to exclusive news, carefully researched airline financial, fleet and traffic data, plus the option to receive our popular, award-winning print magazine. To learn more, click here. If viewing via ATW Mobile, please login and click "Read web article" to view fully. Questions?

Already registered? here.