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Taj Mahal Palace offers jobs to employees of grounded Jet Airways

The hotel chain is owned by the Tata group which had earlier expressed interest to pick a stake in the beleaguered airline

BS Web Team 

Indian Hotels, Taj Hotels

An ad inviting employees of grounded appeared to work at The on social media platforms Wednesday evening.

An HR official of the hospitality company told Business Standard that the ad was indeed bona fide.

The hotel chain is owned by the which had earlier expressed interest to pick a stake in the beleaguered airline.

ceased operations on April 17 after months of financial difficulties and multiple attempts at saving the oldest private sector airline in India failed. The airline has not paid March salaries to its over 20,000 employees. It is also refusing to pay them statutory dues such as provident fund and gratuity.

Sensing that the options to revive the grounded are fast running out, a group of airline employees had on April 29 proposed to bid for management control of the airline. They claimed to secure a funding of Rs 3,000 crore from outside investors.

First Published: Thu, May 09 2019. 16:10 IST
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