Air India owes Rs 2,350.62 crore to the AAI, the highest amount. It is followed by SpiceJet Ltd, which has unpaid dues of Rs 185.52 crore.
Many airlines have defaulted on their dues to the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for the services they received, according to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, which informed the Rajya Sabha on Monday.
Domestic airlines owe the AAI Rs 2,702.48 crore in outstanding debts as of September 2021.
Air India owes the AAI the most money, Rs 2,350.62 crore. It is followed by SpiceJet Ltd, which owes AAI Rs 185.52 crore in unpaid dues, and Alliance Air, which owes AAI Rs 109.81 crore.
Go Air owes the AAI Rs 56.53 crore in unpaid dues.
According to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, the AAI follows up with airlines on a regular basis to recover unpaid debts in accordance with their credit policies. It can also charge penal interest, encash security deposits, and take legal action to collect debts.
The AAI owns and operates nearly 125 airports across the United States. The AAI requires airlines to pay various fees such as landing fees and parking fees on a regular basis.
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