After Jet Airways temporarily suspended all operations, the employee union Thursday wrote a letter to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley seeking their intervention to resolve the crisis, ET Now reported.
The company staffers also demanded an inquiry into what led to the downfall of the airline, the report added. The suspension of operations has rendered 16,000 permanent employees jobless while 22,000 employees have been affected indirectly, the union said.
On allegations of a ‘corporate war’ fuelling crisis at the airline, the union said that the charges are limited to the hike in air fares. It has nothing to do with blocking of funding to the air carrier, it added. Read more