New Delhi: Jet Airways will begin home operations within the first quarters of 2022, the Jalan Kalrock consortium, the profitable decision applicant of the airways stated on Monday. The airline intends to begin its first flight from New Delhi to Mumbai by Q1 2022.
“The process of reviving 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,” the consortium stated in an announcement.
The airline goals to launch short-haul worldwide flights by the third-fourth quarter of 2022.
Elaborating on particulars, Murari Lal Jalan, Lead Member of the Jalan Kalrock Consortium and the proposed Non-Government Chairman of Jet Airways stated “We received the National Companies Law Tribunal (NCLT) approval in June 2021, and since then we have been working closely 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.”
He stated that the plan is to have greater than 50 plus plane in three years and over 100 plus in 5 years. “The aircraft is being selected based on competitive long-term leasing solutions,” Jalan stated.
“It is the first time in the history of aviation that an airline grounded for more than two years is being revived and we are looking forward to being a part of this historic journey. The brand Jet Airways has a huge loyalty base and we are confident that with industry stalwarts like Captain Gaur, we will be able to capitalize and create new benchmarks. We would like to assure all our loyal Jet Airways guests that your favourite airline will soon be back in the skies,” stated Jalan.
Representatives of the consortium and the airline’s new crew, led by Captain Sudhir Gaur, visited essential airports in August.
Captain Sudhir Gaur, the brand new Accountable Supervisor, and appearing CEO of the service stated the airline has already employed greater than 150 full-time workers and is seeking to onboard one other 1,000 workers in FY2021-22 throughout classes.