Kingfisher to start paying Jan salaries - letter

NEW DELHI Mon May 7, 2012 4:17pm IST

A passenger walks past a near-empty Kingfisher airlines ticketing office at Mumbai's domestic airport March 27, 2012. REUTERS/Vivek Prakash/Files

A passenger walks past a near-empty Kingfisher airlines ticketing office at Mumbai's domestic airport March 27, 2012.

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NEW DELHI (Reuters) - Kingfisher Airlines (KING.NS) will start paying January salaries starting from Wednesday, Chairman Vijay Mallya wrote in a letter to employees, as the debt-laden carrier struggles to retain staff.

"It is my personal endeavour to not only clear the January salary but also clear a significant part of the February salary by the end of this month itself," Mallya wrote in the letter seen by Reuters.

The airlines also expects to re-enter a distribution network with the International Air Transport Association "very shortly," Mallya said.

(Reporting by Anurag Kotoky; Editing by Aradhana Aravindan)

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