Jet Airways suspends all operations

Agencies
Wednesday, April 17, 2019

India's debt-stricken Jet Airways grounded all of its operations Wednesday after failing to secure emergency funding from lenders, the carrier said in a statement.

"Jet Airways is compelled to cancel all its international and domestic flights. The last flight will operate today," it said, adding that the decision would take "immediate effect."

Jet Airways temporarily suspended all flights after it failed to secure interim funding of Rs4 billion to maintain even bare minimum operations, sources said on Wednesday.

The airline only operates five aircraft with over 25 flights.

The development assumes significance as just a day before the airline's lenders said that they remain committed to its revival.

"As per the current financial situation, it is not possible to maintain operations without any further funding. Operations will cease from tonight," sources told IANS here in Mumbai.

The airline will operate its last flight for the day at around 10.30pm.

Jet has already folded up most of its operations due to grounding of more than 90 per cent of its fleet by lessors.

Awaiting the outcome of lenders' meet with the government, the cash-starved airline has extended cancellation of international flights till April 18 (Thursday) after last week suspending them till April 15 (Monday).

Jet owes over Rs80 billion to the SBI-led consortium of lenders. Its only ray of hope is an immediate injection of interim funding and the completion of the stake sale process initiated by lenders.

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Liyaqat Kala
Sunday, April 21, 2019
@Rajesh : Poor guy , forget about your money. Naresh Goyal has been spending it in UK.

Sadiq
Saturday, April 20, 2019
Dear All,

To be honest most of the passengers are have gone through the some bitter experience, no proper respect towards their passenger, no proper handling of luggage & no response on the grievances. This is the way they handle their passengers. Anyhow, we must face these types of consequences because we vote a government which always lie with the whole nation and never take a responsibility on the crisis time. Even though the supporters are claiming the vikas is happening and possible with NAMO only.

Such foolish people of India that''s why they are ruling us.

Osama
Thursday, April 18, 2019
@Rajesh : My friend you will get full refund. Do as suggested by Vinay Nair.
Jet people are honest.

Vinay Nair
Thursday, April 18, 2019
@Rajesh......kindly contact to Jet Airways office 22924455 and ask the status of your ticket and follow as they instruct you. If you have received SMS or mail that your flight is cancelled by Jet Airways due to operation issues then you will get the full Refund either you booked thru Jet Airways website (www.jetairways.com) or thru any local Agent or its site. If you booked your ticket thru Agent then the refund will get within 10 days after claim and if you took the ticked thru Jet Airways website then also you will get but it will take time. I also gone thru the same phase in March and got complete full refund in my account.
You need to send a mail to Jet Airways ([email protected] & CC to [email protected] in case of booking thru Jet Airways Website) and send request mail to Agent mail ID after contacting him. Request in the mail that ''Kindly cancel the tickets and refund the full amount in my account as Jet Airways cancelled its flight due to Operation issues. The details of the tickets are mentioned below - ''. Like this you have send the request and in the below you mention all Passengers name, PNR No., E-Ticket No., Date of issue, Destination Start and End, Date of Journey.

I did the same and get the full refund of my tickets but took more than 15-18 days. Hope you also go thru the same request. Contact Jet Airways office as above mention phone number.

All the best...........

VINAY

hindustani
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Naresh Goyal will fly in British airways in first class to London and rest with malya bhai and modi bhai, and the bank will start charging the poor Indians to cover the debt of jet airways.

Rajesh
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Me and my family (4 persons) took ticket from Kuwait to Mangalore on June 2019 and return on August 2019. What should I do ? Shall I wait for any hope, or can I get my ticket refunded ? Please advice my friends..

Indians
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
Attitude of Jet Airways Staff in kuwait was not good with passenger compare to Jazeera & Kuwait airways rude behavior with passenger.

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