Air India to pay July, Aug salaries

Last Updated: Tue, Sep 25, 2012 15:21 hrs

New Delhi, Sept 25 (IBNS) Cash-starved national carrier Air India on Tuesday said it will pay salaries to all its employees for the month of July by Sept 27.

The salaries for the non-licensed category of employees for the month of August will also be paid by Sept 29.

In addition, the Airline will pay the PLI for the licensed category of employees for the month of May.

This will entail an overall expenditure of Rs. 230 crore.

Civil Aviation Minister Ajit Singh, who is keeping a close watch on the situation, has asked Air India to make up-to-date payment of all dues to its employees.

"He has given strict instructions to the airline in this regard," said the Civil Aviation Ministry in a statement.

"On its part, Air India is making all efforts to clear dues of all of its employees with its improved revenue generation," it said.

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