A Jet Airways India Ltd. aircraft prepares to land at Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport in Mumbai, India. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

Indian Oil Corporation Stops Fuel Supply To Jet Airways

The Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. stopped fuel supply to the struggling carrier Jet Airways (India) Ltd. over non-payment.

The public sector oil marketing firm stopped supplying fuel to the cash-starved carrier from 12 noon, sources told PTI.

Response to a query sent to Jet Airways on this issue was awaited.

Jet Airways, in which State Bank of India-led consortium of lenders is set to take management control under a debt-recast plan, has drastically curtailed operations with a fleet of 26 planes.

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On March 25, Jet Airways board had approved a resolution plan formulated by SBI-led domestic lenders, under which had agreed to infuse an emergency funding of Rs 1,500 crore into the airline, and convert the same into equity worth 50.1 percent for a notional value of just Re 1 each share.

The airline, however, has not yet received the much-needed funds.

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