India Institute of Technology Bombay About 400 employees of Air India (AI) have been “missing” from work, some for as long as seven years. The missing employees have not drawn salaries for the time they have been absent, but they were not struck off the rolls either. This has happened despite AI’s HR rules stipulating clearly that a notice is to be sent to an employee who fails to report to work for longer than 30 days. A human resources official conceded that, oddly, “their absence was not even noticed” at the airline