Naresh Goyal apologises, takes back all sacked employees

October 17th, 2008 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS  

Mumbai, Oct 16 (IANS) Jet Airways chief Naresh Goyal Thursday night apologised for sacking a large number of employees, mainly cabin crew, and assured them that their jobs were intact and they could report to work from Friday.”I have not been able to sleep all night. I apologise for what has happened,” Goyal told reporters at a late night press meet.

“I request all of you to start work from tomorrow morning. We will stand by our employees,” he said.

Jet had sacked around 1,000 employees after its mega alliance with Kingfisher Airlines and had said it could dismisss another 1,000 in a cost-cutting move.

The move had led to a massive outcry.

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