April 7th, 2022 7:51 PM 0 COMMENTS

The First Jet Airways 2.0 Flight Is Expected to Fly in October 2022

Jet Airways CEO Sanjiv Kapoor said the carrier intends to resume operations by October 2022, a few months after clearing the revalidation procedure for its Air Operator Permit (AOP).  According to Kapoor, AOP permission will be granted by the end of April. “We're approaching the end of a very difficult, lengthy, and strict process. We want to double-check that everything is in order. After receiving the Air Operator Permit (AOP),... Read More

March 18th, 2022 8:34 PM 0 COMMENTS

Jet Airways Services to Resume Soon; Working on Revalidating Air Operator Certificate

Jet Airways announced on Thursday that it is working closely with authorities to re-validate its "air operator certificate." The restart efforts are "progressing well," according to a corporate statement. The statement stated, "We are working closely with the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Government of India, and the Directorate General of Civil Aviation on the clearance process and timescales for proving flight, following which Jet Airways' 'Air Operator Certificate' would be... Read More

March 18th, 2022 6:05 PM 0 COMMENTS

The Resumption Process Is Going Well, Says Jet Airways

Jet Airways has provided an update on how far it has progressed in resuming operations. After a new group of promoters, the Jalan-Kalrock Consortium, injected capital into the insolvent airline, the carrier's second stint is anticipated to begin this year. Jet officials are working hard to obtain the essential permissions and are optimistic that regular flights will begin soon. On March 17th, the Jalan-Kalrock Consortium issued an official statement stating... Read More

March 4th, 2022 5:12 PM 0 COMMENTS

Jet Airways Appoints Aviation Veteran Sanjiv Kapoor as CEO

Sanjiv Kapoor has been named Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Jet Airways by the Jalan Kalrock Consortium, the airline's new promoters. Kapoor was formerly with Indian full-service carrier Vistara and budget airline SpiceJet before becoming president of Oberoi Hotels & Resorts. He will begin working for Jet Airways on April 4, according to the airline. "Sanjiv is an experienced aviation expert with the ideal mix of skills and attitude to... Read More

February 24th, 2022 2:20 PM 0 COMMENTS

Vipula Gunatilleka Appointed as CFO of Jet Airways

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

February 16th, 2022 6:07 PM 0 COMMENTS

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

February 9th, 2022 2:58 PM 0 COMMENTS

Jet Airways Begins Hiring for Trainers, Co-Pilots and Captains

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

January 15th, 2022 5:15 PM 0 COMMENTS

Akasa, Jet Airways 2.0 Could Start Price Wars Among Domestic Airlines, Says HSBC Global Research

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

December 26th, 2021 6:54 PM 0 COMMENTS

Demand for Pilots on a Surge as Akasa and Jet Airways 2.0 Look to Hire

With the changes happening in the aviation industry in India with the introduction of ultra-low-cost carrier Akasa about to take off and Jet Airways looking to make a comeback, it seems that things are changing too. The upcoming airline Akasa and Jet Airways are looking to hire pilots for their carriers and other staff. According to the various executives, the existing airlines Indigo and SpiceJet are apparently the options from... Read More

December 2nd, 2021 4:25 PM 0 COMMENTS

Jet Airways Might Place $12 Billion Order With Boeing, Airbus for Aircraft

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

September 28th, 2021 11:39 AM 0 COMMENTS

Jet Airways Might Keep Some Boeing 777 for Restarting Operations

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

September 13th, 2021 2:34 PM 0 COMMENTS

Jet Airways Restarting: Comeback Flight and Other Details

[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

July 16th, 2020 6:01 AM 0 COMMENTS

AirAsia India Abandons Its Plan to Induct Jet Airways’ B737 Aircraft

AirAsia India has dropped its plan to lease the Boeing B737 aircraft of the grounded Jet Airways, according to a report by Economic Times. The leasing plan was abandoned on the grounds that the low-cost carrier wants to maintain a similar kind of aircraft in its fleet. The induction of the new type of aircraft to the fleet will result in complications related to seat configuration, maintenance and skill requirement.... Read More

July 16th, 2020 6:00 AM 0 COMMENTS

Jet Airways’ Kerala Routes See No Takers

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

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