AI express announces Compensation of Rs 10 lakh to next kin of deceased passenger 12 yrs & above


Kozhikode, (UNI)

Air India Express has announced an interim compensation for the deceased passenger, critically injured passenger and injured passenger in the plane accident at Calicut International Airport in Karipur on Friday night.

AI Express in a release on Saturday said the airline is adequately insured and will pay compensation in accordance with applicable law at the appropriate juncture.

To provide immediate relief, as an interim compensation AI India Express will give Rs.10 lakh to the next kin of the deceased passenger 12 years and above, Rs 5 lakh to the passengers below the age of 12 years, Rs 2 lakh to critical injured passenger and Rs 50,000 to the passenger who are injured in the incident.

Air India Express has established Passenger Information Center and a Toll free number had been made available for family or friends of those who may have been on board flights IX-1344.