Demanding that the airline not get deregistered, the plea also sought a direction to the Centre and the DGCA not to allot slots of Jet Airways to other airlines.
According to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA), the revised closure timings for the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport will now begin at 3.00 p.m. till 8.00 a.m. on Satur
On November 11 last year, Kathpalia had tested positive for alcohol in two breath analyser (BA) tests before he was to fly Air India's New Delhi-London flight.
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.
IndiGo in a statement confirmed the development and said, “There is currently a DGCA audit on IndiGo which is combined with the annual main base audit.”
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.
As the crisis in the private airline deepened, the Prime Minister's Office has called an urgent meeting to discuss the situation.
With lessors de-registering Jet fleet and amid pilots and crew threatening to go on strike over non-payment of salaries, one would imagine Jet Airways to top the list of airlines affecting passengers
During the last few weeks, Jet Airways has been grounding its aircraft in tranches due to non-payment of dues to its lessors.
The directive said that if these problems occur in flight, the pilot is advised to fly below 80 knots speed and land as soon as practicable after checking all the engine parameters.
Jet's cancellation rate of scheduled flights during February too has been better at 1.89 per cent as against our national carrier Air India's 8.15 per cent and Air Asia's 2.46 per cent.
For the last few weeks, the cash-strapped Jet Airways has been grounding its aircraft due to non-payment of dues to its lessors.
The summer schedule of flights of all other domestic airlines such as Vistara, IndiGo, Air India and GoAir have been approved till October 26, according to the document.
The full-service carrier has a debt burden of more than Rs 8,200 crore and needs to make repayments worth up to Rs 1,700 crore by March-end.
Stock of SpiceJet zoomed 7.04 per cent to Rs 98.10. Intra-day, it rose 14.23 per cent to touch a high of Rs 104.70.