Wednesday, November 02, 2016

Jet Airways facing acute shortage of pilots?

New Delhi: Naresh Goyal-owned Jet Airways is facing acute shortage of pilots amid the airline increasing its capacity in the fast growing domestic market, according to sources.
A number of Jet Airways flights have got delayed in the recent past as the airline has failed to provide pilots due to paucity of the flight crew, they said.
The Mumbai-headquartered full service carrier is second largest airline in terms of number of domestic operations after no-frills IndiGo.
As part of the winter schedule, which is effective from late last month, Jet Airways plans to operate 3,010 flights per week while its subsidiary JetLite 507 flights per week.
02/11/16 PTI/Economic Times