The new promoters of Jet Airways (India) Limited, Jalan-Kalrock consortium, has appointed former Sri Lankan Airlines chief executive Vipula Gunatilleka as the chief financial officer (CFO) of Jet Airways (India) Limited. Gunatilleka is a chartered accountant with an MBA from the University of Colombo, as well as a Chartered Management Accountant (FCMA) from the United Kingdom and a Certified Public Accountant (FCPA) from Australia. Ankit Jalan, a member of Jet... Read More
Tribunal Refrains Mumbai Airport Authorities From Removing Jet Airways’ Assets From Airport Premises
In an interim relief to Jet Airways, the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) has ordered Mumbai International Airport Ltd (MIAL) to not remove the airline’s assets from Mumbai airport premises, including its hangar. The tribunal has also directed the airport authorities not to deny Jet Airways’ representatives from accessing its assets at the airport. In the order, the tribunal noted that although Jet Airways has stopped its operations, its former... Read More
Jet Airways is preparing for a strong comeback by the first half of 2022 after being grounded for three years, shows the airline’s recent hiring ad. In a tweet on its official handle, Jet Airways has called the applicants to apply for experienced trainers, captains and co-pilots for immediate joining. The airline has specified the aircraft type as Boeing 737 NG, indicating that the first Jet Airways flights to be... Read More
According to HSBC Global Research, there are chances that the entry of two new airlines – Akasa and Jet Airways 2.0 – could disrupt the Indian domestic airlines. The two airlines could bring in recent battles on pricing standards and excess supply issues in the Indian aviation market. In a report titled ‘Indian Aviation, 2022: A Year of Two Halves,’ HSBC Global Research said that India’s aviation sector would recover... Read More
Jet Airways is expected to make a come back early next year. The airline had some very loyal customers under its wing. In line with resuming services next year, Jet Airways might place a huge order with Airbus and Boeing. According to a BloombergQuint report, Jet Airways might place a $12 billion aircraft order with the said manufacturers so that it can make a comeback. The airline nor the aircraft... Read More
Jet Airways is expected to make a comeback in early 2022. The airline is expected to keep some of the Boeing 777 aircraft for whenever it restarts operations. Note that Jet Airways might not necessarily keep the Boeing 777 aircraft for domestic flights. The airline will be eyeing to make a comeback in the international routes as early as possible. For the same, Jet Airways might utilise the Boeing 777... Read More
[caption id="attachment_31433" align="alignnone" width="1200"] Credit - Jet Airways[/caption] The new owners of Jet Airways have confirmed the airline’s comeback time frame in the Indian skies. The Jalan Kalrock Consortium said that Jet Airways would operate its first flight after comeback between Mumbai and New Delhi. The exact date for the flight isn’t known yet, but it will happen in the first quarter of 2022. This is exciting news for Jet... Read More
Jet Airways launched its In-flight Entertainment Services – JetScreen - for the first time for its end users. This new on-air content streaming service enables the fliers on board to access over 220 hours of content on their personal electronic devices. As opposed to traditional in-flight entertainment services, JetScreen does not depend on displays in front of the passengers to stream content. Instead the content being provided on the aircraft... Read More
The airlines refuse to occupy the vacant slots of grounded Jet Airways in Kerala, reports the New Indian Express. No major airlines have come forward to take the slots in Kerala. Besides, the airlines that already received the slots in Kerala chose to abandon the state and decided to deploy the aircraft in more profitable routes. The grounded Jet Airways had 13 daily flights to various destinations including some international... Read More
Synergy Group, which is one of the largest investors in various airlines, has now submitted a new Expression of Interest (EoI) application for the already grounded Jet Airways. Synergy Group already submitted an EOI application in the first round of biddings for Jet Airways, however, it failed to submit an overall resolution plan for the same. The new round of biddings or EoI applications will end on January 15, after... Read More
The exit of Jet Airways from the aviation industry has left a void in the sector. The airline has abandoned its bilateral rights for various domestic destinations which has left the opportunity for other carriers to claim these bilateral rights. However, the operating airlines have been divided on this issue and there has been clash going on between the older carriers and the newer carriers regarding these rights. According to... Read More
For the first time in the Indian aviation industry, the carriers took delivery of more than 100 aircraft in the year 2018. The budget carrier, IndiGo accounted for more than half of these deliveries. The carriers that reached these figures are the nine domestic carriers in India, who in total inducted over 120 planes last year. In 2017, these carriers had inducted only 88 aircraft. As per the industry experts,... Read More
The airline which was once known as the king of the skies, Jet Airways had to face a sad demise in April last year. The full-service carrier which connected India to many major cities across the world shut down its operations after being distressed by poor financials. However, now it seems that the exit of Jet Airways from the Indian aviation industry might have acted as a catalyst for the... Read More
After the recent Ethiopian crash that killed 157 passengers onboard, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation has decided to ground the Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft in India. From 4 pm today (Wednesday), the country has put a strict ban on operating the plane and also has banned any overflying of it in the country’s airspace. “DGCA has decided to ground the Boeing 737-MAX planes immediately. These planes will be... Read More
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