New Delhi: Air India and SpiceJet have excellent dues of Rs 2,350 crore and Rs 185 crore respectively to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) as on September this yr, Minister of State for Civil Aviation V Ok Singh mentioned on Monday. “Some airways have defaulted on clearance of their dues,” Singh mentioned in written response to a query in Rajya Sabha.
The AAI follows up with the airways often for restoration of dues based on its credit score coverage, he talked about. Charging penal curiosity, encashment of safety deposits together with resorting to authorized motion have been different measures obtainable with the AAI to hold out restoration of dues, he famous.
The AAI owns 125-odd airports throughout the nation. Airways must often pay numerous prices corresponding to touchdown prices and parking prices to the AAI to function plane from its airports. The minister mentioned the excellent dues of Air India, Alliance Air, SpiceJet and Go Air (now referred to as Go First) as much as September 2021 was Rs 2,350 crore, Rs 109 crore, Rs 185 crore and Rs 56 crore, respectively.