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Covid-19: GoAir is third airline to cut salaries, all staff to take hit

Extent of March pay cut not known, lowest pay grades will suffer least; domestic airlines have sought urgent funding from govt to pay 50% staff salaries for next three months

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Aneesh Phadnis Mumbai
GoAir will cut salary of all its employees for month of March following grounding of all domestic flights in the country.

GoAir is the third airline to announce a pay cut after IndiGo and Air India which have slashed salaries to tide over Covid-19 crisis.

"Under the current conditions we find ourselves in we are left with no choice but to extend salary cuts for all of us for the month of March. We will ensure that lowest pay grades suffer the least," the airline's chief executive officer Vinay Dube wrote in an email today. The letter did not reveal the extent

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First Published: Mar 25 2020 | 1:15 PM IST

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