Flying Permit For Jet Airways Likely To Be Revalidated This Week Says Senior DGCA Official

Mumbai: Jet Airways, which is set to conduct its last phase of trials of flights on Tuesday, is anticipated to receive its Air Operator Certificate (AOC) revalidated this week, according to a senior DGCA official.

“The process for Jet Airways flying permit revalidation is almost done. On Tuesday, they are conducting the remaining proven flights. Their AOC revalidation will be done by this week,” Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) official stated yesterday, as reported by PTI yesterday.

The aircrafts have to undergo five flights (landing) in total to successfully complete the trials.

An airline representative said it would be conducting the remaining trials of flights but declined to comment on the revalidation of the AOP.

The spokesperson in a statement to PTI said, “We are conducting the remainder of our proven flights on May 17. We (however) cannot comment on the date of revalidation of the AOC (Air Operator Certificate) as that is determined by the DGCA process).”

On April 17, 2019, Jet Airways halted operations after its former promoters failed to provide liquidity and the insolvency resolution procedure started for the airline two months later in June 2019.

In October 2020, The airline’s Committee of Creditors (CoC) accepted the resolution plan submitted by the consortium of the UK’s Kalrock Capital along with UAE-based entrepreneur Murari Lal Jalan. 

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