Jet Airways Gets DGCA Approval To Restart Flight Operations

by Sanjana Shenoy
Jet Airways Gets DGCA Approval To Restart Flight Operations

Jet Airways is back with a bang and how! The airline conducted the second and last set of two proving flights successful on May 17 with officials of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) onboard. There were 31 people on board the flight that flew on Delhi to Mumbai route. The crew posted a picture of happy smiles after the successful proving flights. After the completion of proving flights,  Jet Airways also received the air operator’s certificate (AOC) from DGCA. The certificate will allow the airline to finally resume operations after being grounded for three years.

Jet Airways Successfully Completes Proving Flights

So, if you’re wondering what are proving flights, then let’s tell you more about them. Proving flights is a significant step for Jet Airways to re-validate its air operator certificate (AOC). Only after it gets the air operator certificate it can commence commercial operations. On May 17, Jet Airways successfully completed its set of two proving flights with 31 people onboard including DGCA officials.

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Picture Credits: The Economic Times

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Jet Airways Crew Pose Happily

Jet Airways shared a picture on Twitter stating that the airline successful checked proving flights off its to-do list. Despite wearing masks, the crew members couldn’t hide their excitement and joy as they posed in their signature navy blue-yellow uniforms. Netizens were super excited as Jet Airways conducted its proving flights on the Delhi-Mumbai route and also diverted to Ahmebdad as instructed by DGCA.