New Delhi, Aug 10: Debt-ridden Air India issued a Staff Notice over the matter of pending salary for July 2018, stated that dues would be cleared in the week starting August 13.
Expressing regret over not paying salaries, Air India said,''We regret to inform the delay in payment of salaries for July 2018 due to circumstances beyond the control of the management. However, all efforts are being made to make the payment by next week.''
This is the fifth consecutive month that the national carrier has failed to pay salaries to its employees on time.
Air India has more than 11,000 permanent staff. There has been a delay in payment of salaries every month since March.
The national carrier, which is facing acute financial crunch, is set to get an additional funding of Rs 980 crore from the government.