The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader had skipped ED questioning on June 6 too, citing prior appointments. The ED said it will issue a fresh summons to Patel.
Pakistan had fully closed its airspace on February 26 after an Indian Air Force (IAF) strike on a Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) terror camp in Balakot.
IN light of India being the fastest growing aviation market in the world, the civil aviation ministry is pursuing efforts to have second aerodromes in major cities.
The country opened its airspace for all flights except for New Delhi, Bangkok and Kuala Lumpur on March 27.
Beyond Boeing's reputation, the 737 MAX crisis comes at a major financial cost, given that the plane represented 80 percent of the company's order backlog as of the end of last month.
Currently, Air India operates two flights to Dubai: a B787 plane from Delhi and an Airbus A320 aircraft from Mumbai.
Fani had entered West Bengal post-midnight hours after making landfall and causing havoc in Odisha on Friday.
The move suggests government wants local carriers to deploy capacity on international routes from where Jet Airways has withdrawn operations due to severe fund crunch.
Historic rights of cash-strapped Jet Airways' slots across airports would be protected: Aviation Ministry
It clarified that the slots vacated by Jet Airways are being given to other airlines purely on a temporary basis and for a period of three months.
Intraday, the scrip plunged 34.62 per cent to touch a 52-week low of Rs 158.10, but settled eventually at Rs 163.90, 32.23 per cent below its previous close on BSE.
The grounding of planes by Jet Airways has resulted in capacity reduction in the domestic sector, which has also led to a spurt in airfares in many sectors.
Jet Airways, which flew just five planes on Tuesday, has decided to suspend operations in the night after lenders decided not to extend emergency funds.
Speaking about various steps being taken to address capacity and other issues, Civil Aviation Secretary Pradeep Singh Kharola said the DGCA reviewed airfare movement in 40 high-density sectors.
The airline, which is operating only five planes, said its operations have been severely impacted due to critical liquidity position.
Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, all airports across the country have been put on high alert in order to check the flow of unaccounted and illegal cash.