Jet Airways defers March salaries for section of staff, cites 'circumstances beyond control'
Jet Airways said in a communication to its employees on Tuesday said that the salaries will be disbursed in a staggered manner
Mumbai: Naresh Goyal-owned private carrier Jet Airways has deferred the March salaries of a section of its staff to April 10, citing "circumstances beyond its control."
The city-headquartered full service airline in a communication to its employees on Tuesday said that the salaries will be disbursed in a staggered manner with non-technical staff and other staff getting the pay on 3 April and the rest of the employees, including pilots and engineers, on 10 April.
"We regret to inform you that due to circumstances beyond our control, the disbursal of March salary is postponed and the payroll will be run as per the schedule...," the airline said in the communication.
As per the schedule, pilots, engineers and all manager and above level staff would be paid March salary on 10 April.
Jet Airways spokesperson was not available for comment.
A letter sent by the civil aviation ministry to the airline on 6 May informed it about the grant of the security clearance by the Union home ministry
Jet Airways, which has not flown since 17 April, 2019, is currently in the process of re-launching operations under its new promoters Jalan-Kalrock Consortium
A total of five landings have to be done by the aircraft to successfully complete its proving flights, sources said