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Jet Airways cancels all international flights – is this the end?

Jet Airways Boeing 777-35R ER N834BA (VT-JEL) (msn 36563) PAE (Nick Dean). Image: 904299.

From CNN:

“Jet Airways has canceled all its international flights, raising fears that it may be close to collapse.

The airline said in a statement on Friday that it “has canceled its international operations from 12th to 15th April.”
All of Jet’s long-haul services — including to London, Paris and Amsterdam — were suspended from Thursday night, but a spokesperson initially said earlier Friday that all long-haul flights had resumed.
However, the airline later announced the cancellation of all international flights until Monday, adding that it was “working to minimize guest inconvenience.”
Read more from CNN: CLICK HERE
Previously this month Chairman Naresh Goyal had issued this statement:
Top Copyright Photo (all others by the airline): Jet Airways Boeing 777-35R ER N834BA (VT-JEL) (msn 36563) PAE (Nick Dean). Image: 904299.
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Jet Airways Boeing 777-300 operates over Germany for 30 minutes without ATC radio contact

Jet Airways‘ (Mumbai) flight 9W 117 from London (Heathrow) to Mumbai flew over the busy German airspace  without radio contact on March 13, five days after Malaysia Airlines flight MH 370 disappeared. Boeing 777-35R VT-JEG (msn 35163) was flown for 30 minutes without positive radio contact from the cockpit crew.

Both pilots, who failed to notice they had lost air traffic control radio contact, were suspended by the company.

Read the full report from the Economic Times: CLICK HERE

Previously the airline on February 12, 2014 had inaugurated flights from the new international integrated terminal T2 at Mumbai’s Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport on this route to London Heathrow.

Jet Airways’ flight 9W 118 from Mumbai to London Heathrow became the first international flight to take off at 1320 from India’s most new, modern and spacious Terminal 2.

Copyright Photo: Nick Dean/AirlinersGallery.com. Sister ship Boeing 777-35R ER N834BA became VT-JEL (msn 36563) on delivery.

Jet Airways: AG Slide Show