Govt implementing all agreements arrived at with AI/IA unions: Patel

New Delhi: The government informed the Indian parliament on Tuesday that it was implementing all agreements and settlements arrived at with the various unions and associations of the erstwhile Air India and Indian Airlines.

"Revision of pay scales have been effected in respect of all employees represented by five unions/associations, which have arrived at an understanding with the management and the executives of the erstwhile Indian Airlines," civil aviation minister, Praful Patel, informed the Rajya Sabha through a written statement.

Patel also said that arrears of wages had been paid, or were being paid, according to agreements arrived at. He also stated that action had been initiated to implement the agreement on career progression within the two carriers.

With regard to the erstwhile Air India, the minister said that in most of the cases where agreements had been signed, wage arrears or advances had also been paid.