Working with all airlines to provide sufficient capacity, says Civil Aviation Ministry

The Civil Aviation Ministry on Wednesday said it is working with all airlines to provide sufficient capacity and is monitoring safety as well as compliance levels on a daily basis, amid concerns over flight cancellations and rise in airfares. The grounding of aircraft by crisis-hit Jet Airways, grounding of Boeing MAX 737 planes by SpiceJet […]

Jet Airways grounds four more planes

Cash-strapped Jet Airways on Monday said it has grounded four more planes, taking the number of aircraft that are non-operational due to non-payment of lease rentals to 41. Grappling with financial woes, the carrier has been looking at ways to raise fresh funds. “… An additional four aircraft have been grounded due to non-payment of […]

Jet Airways’ pilots approach Labour Min on salary arrears

The pilots’ union of crisis-hit Jet Airways has approached the government flagging concerns about salary arrears, saying that the situation is leading to extreme tension and frustration, according to a letter. The cash-strapped full service airline has been making delayed salary payment for the last few months and has also defaulted on loan repayments. Against […]