Air India’s management has mooted a plan to hire 225 cabin crew members, a first in five years. At present air India has 3400 cabin crew and 800 another contract officers. It has terminated 45 officers on the basis of absenteeism and planning to send notice to the 59 more by end of this month. “For instance, for a 787 Dreamliner, the minimum number is seven, which can be increased to nine. But now there may be a proposal for 11 said by air India.