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Domestic carriers owe Rs 2,448 crore dues to AAI: Aviation Ministry

Kingfisher Airlines' dues amounted to Rs 294.69 crore, including penal interest of Rs 119.39 crore

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Jayant Sinha, Civil Aviation Minister
File photo of Jayant Sinha | Photo: PTI

owed dues worth Rs 2,448 crore to the (AAI) as on January 15, the civil aviation ministry said Thursday.

Dues against foreign scheduled and non-scheduled airline operators stood at Rs 312.27 crore, Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant said in a written reply to the Lok Sabha.

However, specific date regarding the dues to be paid to the AAI was not disclosed.

"Dues, excluding penal interest, claim against domestic scheduled and non-scheduled airlines' operators as on January 15, 2019 is Rs 2,448.41 crore," said about the dues owed to the AAI.

According to him, SpiceJet's dues stood at Rs 105.71 crore against security deposit of Rs 124.22 crore, while that of was Rs 19.35 crore against security deposit of Rs 73.12 crore.

Details about the date regarding the dues were not provided.

said that Kingfisher Airlines' dues amounted to Rs 294.69 crore, including penal interest of Rs 119.39 crore.

"AAI has already filed a court case on March 14, 2014 for recovery of dues from and has taken up the matter with for clearing the dues. The dues against are regular dues," the minister said.

was grounded in 2012.

First Published: Thu, February 07 2019. 20:25 IST
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