Govt non-committal on Jet Airways' historical rights on flight slots

The government has assured the National Company Law Tribunal (NCLT) that Jet Airways will have to reapply for the slots after the resolution plan gets approved the insolvency tribunal. However, counsel Shyam Mehta representing Ministry of Civil Aviation and DGCA didn’t comment on whether Jet Airways will receive the slots that it once enjoyed but said once the new owner, the Kalrock-Jalan consortium, applies for the new slots, the government will consider the same. The counsel representing the winning consortium Kalrock-Jalan said that the government should consider the.....

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