On September 13, Jet Airways is all set to start domestic operations in Q1 2022, according to the Jalan Kalrock Consortium, the successful resolution applicant of Jet Airways.
A productive meeting was being held by the Senior Members of the Jalan Kalrock Consortium along with the Jet 2.0 Operations Team led by the newly appointed Capt. Sudhir Gaur, Accountable Manager, and acting CEO. The process of bringing back the grounded carrier is on track with the existing Air Operator Certificate (AOC) already under process for revalidation. The Consortium is working closely with the relevant authorities and airport coordinators on slot allocation required airport infrastructure and night parking.
“In June 2021, approval has been received by the NCLT and from that time only work is going on along with all concerned authorities to get the airline back in the skies. Jet Airways 2.0 aims at restarting domestic operations by Q1-2022, and short-haul international operations by Q3/Q4 2022. Our plan is to have 50+ aircraft in 3 years and 100+ in 5 years which also fits perfectly well with the short-term and long-term business plan of the Consortium. It is the first time in the history of Aviation that an airline grounded for more than 2 years is being revived and we are looking forward to being a part of this historic journey,” Discussing details, Mr. Murari Lal Jalan, Lead Member of the Jalan Kalrock Consortium, and the proposed Non-Executive Chairman of Jet Airways said to the Press.
The new Accountable Manager and acting CEO of Jet Airways, Capt. Gaur said, “Jet will start with domestic operations on an all narrow-body aircraft fleet leased from major global aircraft lessors who have approached us, and with whom we continue to engage. Jet Airways has already hired 150+ full-time employees on its payroll and we are looking to onboard another 1,000+ employees FY 2021-22 across categories. The hiring will be in a phased manner and will be strictly on merit, to meet the operational requirements of the airline. The team at Jet Airways is committed to ensuring that Jet Airways will restart its operations with its first flight from New Delhi to Mumbai by Q1 2022.”