Indian Budget Airline to Increase Pilot Salary by 20% as Business Improves

30th Sep 2022

SpiceJet, India’s budget airline and the country’s second largest, is increasing pilot salary by 20% starting October, sources say.

“Keeping with our commitment of increasing salaries in a calibrated manner as our business improves, the salary for the month of October will see an increase of around 20 per cent for our captains and senior first officers” Captain Gurcharan Arora, SVP – Flight Operations, SpiceJet told all pilots.

According to Media publication ETNow, the airline has received the first tranche of the Emergency Credit Line Guarantee Scheme (ECLGS) payment amounting to around Rs 125 cr (around US$15 million).

Photo Credit: SpiceJet

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