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Jet Airways' return to skies delayed with plane talks in limbo: Report

The airline, once India's top private carrier, can't sell tickets in September because lenders are reluctant to allow it to take on any fresh liabilities such as an aircraft order, said the people

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Jet Airways India Ltd., the carrier undergoing a court-monitored process to emerge from bankruptcy, won’t return to the skies this month as previously planned, according to people familiar with the matter. 
 
The airline, once India’s top private carrier, can’t sell tickets in September because lenders are reluctant to allow it to take on any fresh liabilities such as an aircraft order, said the people, asking not to be identified discussing private negotiations. Jet is also still in talks with plane manufacturers and lessors to obtain contracts, one of the people said.

The airline is “very close” to finalizing its initial fleet

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First Published: Sep 27 2022 | 5:08 PM IST

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