AI Express to pay interim compensation to Kozhikode victims


New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS): Air India Express on Saturday said that it will pay an interim compensation to the victims of Friday's Kozhikode accident in order to provide them immediate relief.

Accordingly, the airline will give an interim compensation to the injured and kin of the deceased passenger.

"The airline is adequately insured and will pay compensation in accordance with applicable law at the appropriate juncture," the airline said in a statement.

"To provide immediate relief, as an interim compensation AI Express will give Rs 10,00,000 to the next kin of the deceased passenger 12 years and above, Rs 5,00,000 to the passengers below the age of 12 years, Rs 200,000 to critically injured passenger and Rs 50,000 to the passenger who are injured in the incident," the statement said.

As per the statement, emergency 'Response Team Members' of Air India with Air India Express have already been sent to the accident scene, and all will render necessary help to assist the emergency services and local authorities to the passengers.

 

  

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  • Deshbhakt, Mangalore

    Sat, Aug 8 2020

    Will your compensation explain a child that it replaces his/her dear father ? Parents their son/daughter ?

    Stop this drama and please explain - were the plane components suitable for take-off/landing ?

    You can't buy human being perished because of your negligence with money !

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  • Itika, Mangalore

    Sat, Aug 8 2020

    First of all refund the cancellation tickets prices first , it’s been 6 months since I have cancelled my ticket and still am not able to receive my money back .

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  • HENRY MISQUITH, India

    Sat, Aug 8 2020

    Pilot switched off the engine and averted big tragedy before crash!

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  • Jossey Saldanha, Mumbai

    Sat, Aug 8 2020

    Rs. 75 Lakh compensation for Mangalore air crash victims was paid after 8 Years ...

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