Jet Airways gets security clearance from Home Ministry and plans to relaunch commercial flight operations in the next few months, as reported by PTI.
Jet Airways as the airline plans to relaunch commercial flight
Today, the Union home ministry granted security clearance to Jet Airways as the airline plans to relaunch commercial flight operations in the forthcoming months, said an official document, as reported by PTI. The Jalan-Kalrock Consortium is currently the promoter of Jet Airways. The airline in its old avatar was owned by Naresh Goyal and had performed its last flight on April 17, 2019.
Civil aviation ministry to the airline on May 6
Last Thursday, the airline conducted its test flight to and from the Hyderabad airport in a step towards obtaining the air operator certificate. A letter sent by the civil aviation ministry to the airline on May 6 announced the grant of the security clearance by the Union home ministry.
The letter, which has been accessed by PTI, told, it is “directed to refer to your application” to convey security clearance for change in shareholding pattern of the company/firm, for scheduled operator permit, on the basis of security clearance acquired from the Ministry of Home Affairs.”
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Directorate General of Civil Aviation
After the test flight on Thursday, the airline has to conduct proving flights after which the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) will grant the air operator certificate.
Proving flights are similar to commercial flights with DGCA officials and airline officials as passengers and cabin crew members on board.
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