Jetlite

  • Bhopal-bound JetLite flight makes emergency landing in Mumbai due to engine failure July 30, 2013

    A Bhopal-bound JetLite flight from Mumbai with 114 passengers on board made an emergency landing on Tuesday morning due to engine failure, airport officials said. The flight returned to the city airport after being airborne for over half-an-hour, they said. The flight landed safely and it later departed for its destination...
  • Will AirAsia disrupt Indian aviation? March 13, 2013

    Any foreign investor entering the Indian civil aviation market will know the unwritten rule before making any public announcement of his intent: Always seek the blessings of the ministry beforehand. Jet Airways chairman Naresh Goyal and Etihad CEO James Hogan, both well-versed in the workings of the Indian system, did...
  • Airline to pay Rs 45,000 for loss of valuables from baggage January 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Low-fare airline JetLite has been ordered by a consumer forum here to pay Rs 45,000 to a passenger as compensation for the loss of valuables from his baggage during transit from Guwahati to Delhi. Pulling up the airline for its "careless attitude" in handling the flier's grievance, the...
  • 14 pilots, 31 cabin crew failed alcohol test this year May 17, 2012

    New Delhi: Fourteen pilots and 31 cabin crew members have been found reporting for duty under the influence of alcohol till March this year, civil aviation minister Ajit Singh said on Wednesday. Of the total 14 pilots and 31 cabin crew who failed the pre-flight breath analyser test, a large number...
  • Here is why JetLite does not exist any more April 20, 2012

    It's an airline in transition. And no one feels it more than Jet Airways' cabin attendant Sushmita D. Depending on her roster, it is, "What meal would you like to have sir?" on some days. And "What meal would you like to buy Sir?" on others. These days, it can...
  • JetLite to be merged with JetKonnect March 19, 2012

    Mumbai: As part of a strategic rebranding and restructuring exercise announced last July, the country's largest airline Jet Airways on Monday said, effective March 25, its low-cost arm JetLite will cease to operate, after being merged with the other no-frills brand JetKonnect. "Effective March 25, JetLite will cease to operate separately,...
  • DGCA says all airlines violating safety norms January 9, 2012

    New Delhi: All major airlines in India are compromising on safety to cut costs, revealed aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in its audit report. The DGCA has put all the airlines on notice for safety. The DGCA has also cautioned low-cost carriers IndiGo, SpiceJet and GoAir for not...
  • SC notices to Jet, Sahara on sellout dispute December 2, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued notices on cross appeals by Sahara India and Jet Airways challenging a Bombay High Court order directing the latter to pay a renegotiated amount instead of the original determined price for purchase of Sahara Airlines (now Jetlite) in 2007. A bench of Justice...
  • Jet Airways needs to raise funds: Auditors November 22, 2011

    Mumbai: The auditors of India's biggest carrier Jet Airways have warned the company required to raise funds or generate cash flows in the future to meets its obligations, including financial support to its subsidiary JetLite. Deloitte Haskins & Sells and Chaturvedi & Shah said in a report dated November 11 that...
  • Kingfisher slips to 3rd spot, IndiGo gains November 19, 2011

    Mumbai: India's struggling Kingfisher Airlines slipped in market share to the third position in October, from second in September, ceding ground to budget airline IndiGo, government data showed. Kingfisher is unlikely to recover lost ground in coming months because the loss-making carrier has cancelled scores of flights in November, catching both...
  • Eight more fake pilots to be arrested March 23, 2011

    Jaipur/Mumbai: The story of fake pilots and phantom flying schools is getting scarier. It's turning out to be much more than just a one off case or at best a few. Two days after two fake pilots employed with spice jet were arrested for foraged flying hours from the government-run Rajasthan...
  • Mumbai airport expansion work delaying flights May 19, 2011

    Mumbai: Jetlite passengers at Indore airport were made to wait for 12 hours after their 8.30pm flight developed a technical snag. Even as airline officials dithered over giving clear instruction on alternate arrangements, passengers alleged that a CISF commandant turned off the air-conditioning at the terminal in order to try...
  • JetLite plane suffers bird hit, aborts take off July 29, 2010

    Lucknow: A JetLite plane with 144 passengers and crew members on board suffered a bird hit while taxiing at the runway at the Lucknow airport on Thursday morning, forcing it to abort take off. The Lucknow-Delhi flight S2138 was taxiing on the runway when it suffered a bird-hit at 7:20 AM,...
  • Close shave for 139 passengers on board JetLite flight September 10, 2009

    Kolkata: A JetLite aircraft with 139 people on board suffered damage to its tail while taking off from Mumbai on Wednesday but landed safely at the NSC Bose airport in Kolkata. No one was injured in the incident described by the airline as "tail scrape". In a statement, JetLite claimed...
  • Kolkata bound Jetlite flight makes emergency landing April 8, 2009

    New Delhi: A Kolkata-bound Jetlite plane, with 41 passengers and crew members onboard, had to return at the IGI airport here and land under emergency conditions this evening after the aircraft developed some technical fault. “The Jetlite flight (S2-911) from Delhi to Kolkata, landed under emergency conditions...
  • Guwahati-bound Jetlite flight engine catches fire mid-air January 17, 2009

    Kolkata: A Guwahati-bound plane carrying 46 people on board landed under emergency conditions at the airport on Saturday morning after one of its engines caught fire. All 38 passengers and eight crew of the Jetlite flight from Kolkata to Guwahati were safe. The pilot of S2-361 flight contacted Air Traffic Control (ATC)...
  • Airport driver lands Bihar Dy CM in hospital December 2, 2007

    New Delhi: Sunday turned nearly into a nightmare for Bihar Deputy CM Sushil Kumar Modi, who was to fly out to Ahmedabad with other BJP leaders. Modi sustained slight injuries when the driver of the Jetlite bus he was riding in braked very sharply. It turned out that the driver allegedly was...
  • CJ: JetLite offloads passenger, sends him by road November 16, 2007

    CNN-IBN Citizen Journalist Venkateswaran was literally taken for a ride when a private airline on the day before Diwali when private airline JetLite offloaded him from a flight even after issuing him a boarding pass and then sent to his destination by road. Venkateswaran, coming from Kampala, was to take the...
  • Airline bows, says sorry to disabled activist June 22, 2007

    New Delhi: Jetlite, a division of Jet Airways and was formerly Air Sahara, on Thursday apologised to cerebral palsy patient Rajiv Rajan for refusing to let him board a Delhi-bound flight in Chennai on Monday. The airline also said it would sensitise its staff to the special needs of people with...
  • Jet to raise funds for JetLite June 15, 2007

    Mumbai: Jet Airways is planning to raise funds for its low-cost arm, JetLite, via the private equity route. Though the airlines Chairman Naresh Goyal has denied it, sources told CNBC-TV18 that Jet has been talking to private equity players to offload some stake in JetLite to be able to raise...
  • Jet makes Lite of Air Sahara June 16, 2007

    Mumbai: Goodbye Air Sahara, welcome JetLite, the new name of the latest acquisition by Jet Airways. The new airline will operate as a separate entity and would be priced lower than a full service airline to take on low cost carriers in the country. By this model, Jet Airways hopes...
  • Air Sahara to be renamed as JetLite June 17, 2007

    New Delhi: After Jet agreeing to buy Air Sahara for Rs 1,450 crore last week, the airline will be renamed JetLite. Naresh Goyal of Jet Airways said that the market share of the combined entity is seen at 33 per cent post the acquisition of Sahara. Talking about the Air Sahara employee,...