As Jet Airways Grounds All Flights, Passengers Wonder What Next For Them

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Jet Airways had requested emergency funds value Rs 400 crore from the State Bank of India-led consortium of lenders to remain afloat however its request was rejected.

Soon after embattled provider Jet Airways determined to quickly droop all operations beginning Wednesday night time, a wave of sympathy adopted on social media. From patrons to involved passengers who had booked tickets on the cash-strapped airline, a number of folks took to Twitter with many asking, what subsequent?

Jet Airways had requested emergency funds value Rs 400 crore from the State Bank of India-led consortium of lenders to remain afloat however its request was rejected. The airline owes cash to lessors, suppliers, pilots and oil firms.

Soon after embattled provider Jet Airways determined to quickly droop all operations beginning Wednesday night time, a wave of sympathy adopted on social media. From patrons to involved passengers who had booked tickets on the cash-strapped airline, a number of folks took to Twitter with many asking, what subsequent?

“Hello @jetairways, very unhappy to listen to the information at present. However, wished to examine what resolution has been taken for flights which are flying from Bangalore to Amsterdam subsequent month? Do we get refunds now and ebook different flights,” one Twitter person requested.

In an announcement that Jet Airways launched saying the halting of ops, the airline says it’ll “inform all friends in regards to the short-term suspension of flight operations by way of textual content message or e mail to the contact particulars listed of their bookings”.

Another person, a journey agent, appealed to the Prime Minister’s Office, looking for refund. “@PMOIndia¬† sir I’m small journey agent and do ticketing on jetairways instantly as I’m iata agent . My fee gate approach is bank card .and now on account of jetairways shutdown scenario I’m not getting my refund again from airline since 25mar19 . There are many agent like me suffered,” he stated.

Singer Sophie Choudry additionally tweeted:

Saddled with greater than $1.2 billion in financial institution debt, Jet Airways stopped all of its worldwide flights over the past week. By Friday, it ended up owing Rs. 3,500 crore to passengers because of the cancellations, information company Press Trust of India reported.

Another passenger who had booked tickets for the airline sought to know the standing of his flight. “Hi there @jetairways are you able to please reply to my Dm relating to my flight booked for eighth June 2019 from Dubai to Mumbai. What is the standing? If the flights will not be operational how do i declare my refund?”

Captain Karan Chopra, head of the National Aviators Guild — the Union for Jet Airways’ pilots, sought the federal government’s intervention within the matter. “Unemployment is an election problem… In one other day or two, greater than 20,000 folks in Jet Airways will be unemployed,” he informed NDTV final week.

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