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Jet Airways CEO asks govt for Rs 175 crore to pay one-month salary to staff

CEO Vinay Dube says retaining employee and key airport slots primary for a sale

Jet Airways employes at a peaceful demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday | Photo: Sanjay K Sharma
Jet Airways employes at a peaceful demonstration at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi on Thursday | Photo: Sanjay K Sharma

Jet Airways management has asked the government to release Rs 175 crore to pay one-month of salary to its staff. The airline also asked to retain prime airport slots to retain value for new investor. A team of employee representatives led by CEO Vinay Dube and Deputy CEO Amit Agarwal later in the evening met Finance Minister Arun Jaitley and requested for Rs 175 crore, which would be used to pay one month salary to the employees. "We requested for funds to pay at least one month’s salary and that will give hope to employees," Jet Airways CEO Vinay Dube told ...