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Distressed Jet Airways employees protest in Mumbai and New Delhi

Updated : April 18, 2019 09:14 PM IST

The employees of debt-laden Jet Airways, which stopped operations on Wednesday indefinitely, turned up today outside the Mumbai headquarters of the carrier that was once India's biggest private airline, to seek answers from the management on how they plan to pay the staff. Hundreds of angry employees have protested in New Delhi and Mumbai, accusing management of leaving staff in the dark about the airline's worsening crisis.

The employees of Jet Airways, including pilots, flight attendants and ground staff, staged protests outside the Mumbai headquarters against the non-payment of their salaries.
The employees of Jet Airways, including pilots, flight attendants and ground staff, staged protests outside the Mumbai headquarters against the non-payment of their salaries.
The crisis in Jet Airways deepened as it could operate only 11 aircraft, leaving passengers stranded at various domestic and international airports and prompting the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to hold an urgent meeting to discuss the situation.
The crisis in Jet Airways deepened as it could operate only 11 aircraft, leaving passengers stranded at various domestic and international airports and prompting the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) to hold an urgent meeting to discuss the situation.
The protesting group, standing in a loose human chain, blocked the gate of the airline's office.
The protesting group, standing in a loose human chain, blocked the gate of the airline's office.
Jet Airways employees standing in front of the airlines building along with his colleagues who were all in their uniforms.
Jet Airways employees standing in front of the airlines building along with his colleagues who were all in their uniforms.
Employees of Jet Airways sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in saving the airline, which has not been able to pay the salary to its pilots and engineers for the last three and a half months.
Employees of Jet Airways sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi in saving the airline, which has not been able to pay the salary to its pilots and engineers for the last three and a half months.
Jet Airways employees complained that gratuity, provident fund, nothing is being given and the Labour Ministry is not doing anything about it.
Jet Airways employees complained that gratuity, provident fund, nothing is being given and the Labour Ministry is not doing anything about it.
The pilots of Jet Airways haven't been paid for three months as the airline now has accumulated a debt of Rs. 8,000 crore.
The pilots of Jet Airways haven't been paid for three months as the airline now has accumulated a debt of Rs. 8,000 crore.
With 20,000 jobs at stake, the entire business ecosystem around Jet Airways is likely to be affected with this closure.
With 20,000 jobs at stake, the entire business ecosystem around Jet Airways is likely to be affected with this closure.
Hundreds of angry employees have protested in New Delhi and Mumbai, accusing management of leaving staff in the dark about the airline's worsening crisis.
Hundreds of angry employees have protested in New Delhi and Mumbai, accusing management of leaving staff in the dark about the airline's worsening crisis.
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