Jet Airways’ flying rights with 5 countries temporarily allocated to Air India: Civil Aviation Minister


Bilateral flying rights with five countries, which were previously allocated to Jet Airways, have now been temporarily given to Air India till the end of the summer schedule of this year, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said Wednesday.

As Jet Airways ran out of funds, it had shut down its operations on April 17 this year which leads to a sudden rise in domestic and international airfares. As a result, the central government decided to temporarily allocate the domestic slots as well as international flying rights of Jet Airways to other airlines who could start new flights immediately and fill the supply gap.

“Bilateral rights of Jet Airways have been temporarily allocated to Air India/Air India Express till end of summer schedule 2019 for the sectors as follows Read More

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