Shares of Jet Airways (India) were trading 8 per cent lower on the BSE in the morning deals on Monday after concerns over a potential government-led investigation surfaced, implying derailment of the revival plan of the cash-strapped airline. It was trading in the red for the sixth straight session.
The stock was trading at Rs 116 peice, close to its record low of Rs 115 touched on March 12, 2009 on the BSE, in the intra-day deals in an otherwise firm market.
According to a Business Standard report, Hinduja group, which has expressed interest in buying a stake in Jet Airways, is learnt to have sought an assurance from the union government that the investigation linked to the Naresh Goyal-led airline would be fast-tracked so that the potential of its aviation business is not hampered once it decides to invest. CLICK HERE TO READ FULL REPORT
The Mumbai bench of the bankruptcy court is also scheduled to hear on Monday, insolvency petitions filed against Jet Airways by two of its suppliers, The Economic Times reported.
"This could also hurt the efforts of banks to cobble together a deal with investors to revive the grounded airline," the report said.