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  • Crisis-ridden Jet Airways stops serving free food from today

    The Jet Airways, which is currently facing strong financial headwinds, will stop serving in-flight free meals to flyers on its Economy class from today, September 25. Jet Airways in a statement said, “Currently fare choices in economy offers a total of five fare options — light, deal, saver, classic and flex. Jet has now unbundled fares in light and deal categories of fare choices in the economy for

  • Mumbai: Complaint letter seeks action against Jet crew

    Mumbai: A day after the passengers of Jet Airways flight 9W 0697 suffered ear and nose bleeding after the plane lost cabin pressure, a man wrote a complaint letter to the Sahar police station, alleging the crew of the flight had neglected their duties and should be booked under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code.

  • Jet Airways mid-air horror: Five passengers suffer temporary loss of hearing

    Mumbai: The five Jet Airways passengers, who suffered nose and ear bleeding on Thursday after the crew failed to turn on a switch that controls cabin air pressure, were suffering from temporary loss of hearing and barotrauma. A senior official said the five were taken to Nanavati Hospital while the rest were attended to by doctors at the Mumbai airport.

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    Jet Airways mid-air horror: Jet Airways extends full cooperation to DGCA over probe

    Mumbai: Jet Airways has said that they are extending full cooperation to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in the investigation into the matter where a Jaipur-bound flight of the airline was forced to return to Mumbai after several passengers suffered nasal and ear bleeding.

  • Jet Airways mid-air horror: 166 lives hung by a thread

    Mumbai: A Mumbai-Jaipur Jet Airways flight 9W-697 with 166 passengers and five crew on board turned back mid-way on Thursday after 30 passengers suffered nasal and ear bleeding as the crew had failed to maintain cabin pressure. The flight’s cockpit crew has been taken off duty and an investigation has been initiated by the Aircraft Accident Investigation Bureau.

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    Mumbai: Jet Airways pax demands Rs 30 lakh compensation, 100 upgrades

    Mumbai: One of the five Jet Airways passengers who was sent to a city hospital for treatment, has demanded Rs 30 lakh in compensation, besides 100 upgrade vouchers, alleging lack of proper care by the airline, sources in the airline have said. The passenger has also allegedly threatened to “share” the video of the flight, whose cockpit crew “forgot” to turn on a switch that controls cabin air pressure early Thursday, resulting

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    Jet Airways flight returns to Mumbai as passengers suffer nasal bleeding due to cabin pressure issues; visuals inside

    New Delhi: Several passengers on a Jet Airways flight from Mumbai to Jaipur suffered nose and ear bleeding Thursday after the crew “forgot” to turn on a switch that controls cabin air pressure, officials said. “During climb, the crew forgot to select bleed switch due to which cabin pressurisation could not be maintained. As a result, oxygen masks got deployed,” the official at aviation regulator, Directorate General of Civil Aviation, said.

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    Salary delay: Jet Airways’ pilots warn of “non-cooperation”

    Mumbai: With Jet Airways delaying salaries of its pilots and engineers for the second consecutive month amid a severe financial crunch, its pilots have warned the management of “non-cooperation” over default on payments. The Naresh Goyal-promoted private airline, in which UAE national carrier Etihad holds 24 per cent stake, is facing acute cash crunch after posting two back-to back quarterly losses this year.

  • After Jet Airways delays salaries, pilots warn of non-cooperation

    Mumbai: With Jet Airways delaying salaries of its pilots and engineers for the second consecutive month amid a severe financial crunch, its pilots have warned the management of “non-cooperation” over default on payments. The Naresh Goyal-promoted private airline, in which UAE national carrier Etihad holds 24 per cent stake, is facing acute cash crunch after posting two back-to back quarterly losses this year.

  • A ray of hope for airlines

    Govt plans relief package for carriers amid rising fuel cost, weakening currency.

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    Jet Airways comes under Registrar of Companies lens

    Mumbai : The Mumbai Registrar of Companies (RoC) on Thursday ordered a formal inspection of cash-strapped Jet Airways for the alleged siphoning of funds, according to officials familiar with the matter.

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    Jet gets $300 mn as lease incentives, debt from banks

    Mumbai : Cash-crunched Jet Airways on Tuesday said it has received an liquidity support of $300 million in the form of advance lease incentives and borrowings from domestic banks.

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    Jet Airways logs Rs 1,323-cr loss on fuel costs

    Mumbai : Cash-strapped Jet Airways, which on Monday reported a whopping Rs 1,323 crore of net losses for the June quarter due to higher fuel cost, falling rupee and low fares, said it will monetise loyalty programme JetPrivilege and wet-lease some of its small aircraft to mobilise urgent working capital.

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    Cash-strapped Jet Airways reports Rs 1,323 cr net loss

    Mumbai: The Naresh Goyal-run Jet Airways today reported a whopping Rs 1,323 crore of net loss for the three months to June owing to higher fuel cost and other expenses due to the falling rupee. The ongoing cash crunch has forced the airline to embark on a Rs 2,000-crore cost cutting drive and stake sale in its loyalty programme Jet Previlage as part of capital infusion.

  • Jet Air employees’ union seeks clarity on problems

    Mumbai : Amid Jet Airways battling financial problems and coming under the regulatory scanner, an employees’ union of the airline has sought clarity from the management on the issues that have led to the current situation.

  • Jet board to weigh cost-cutting steps in Aug 27 meeting

    New Delhi : The board of crisis-hit Jet Airways will consider cost reduction initiatives and turnaround plan along with June quarter results at its meeting on August 27, according to a regulatory filing.

  • Government unlikely to help Jet Air fly out of turbulence

    New Delhi : Amid Jet Airways facing turbulent times, Civil Aviation Minister Suresh Prabhu has made it clear that private airlines have to deal with issues facing them on their own and the government’s role can only be at the policy level.