Naresh Goyal submits EoI as crisis-hit Jet Airways stares at closure

PMO holds emergency meeting to discuss the crisis; international flights remain suspended

Jet Airways employees stage a protest in Mumbai on Friday | Photo: Kamlesh D Pednekar
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Jet Airways employees stage a protest in Mumbai on Friday | Photo: Kamlesh D Pednekar

Arindam MajumderAneesh Phadnis New Delhi/Mumbai
Jet Airways, started by Naresh Goyal more than 25 years ago, seems to be on the brink of closure as the lenders’ consortium, led by State Bank of India, has so far failed to infuse the committed interim fund of Rs 1,500 crore to revive the airline. 

The crisis, resulting in the suspension of Jet’s international flights at least till Monday, grounding of around 90 per cent of its planes and a protest march by the employees of the airline, is learnt to have prompted the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) to call a meeting with officials in the civil aviation ministry

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First Published: Apr 13 2019 | 12:47 AM IST

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