According to an official document, the Union Home Ministry has granted security clearance to Jet Airways, which plans to relaunch commercial flight operations in the coming months. Jet Airways is currently promoted by the Jalan-Kalrock Consortium. Naresh Goyal owned the airline in its previous incarnation, which operated its final flight on April 17, 2019.
Last Thursday, the airline flew a test flight to and from Hyderabad International Airport in order to obtain an air operator certificate.
On May 6, the civil aviation ministry informed the airline that the Union home ministry had granted its security clearance. According to the letter, which PTI obtained, it is aimed to refer to your application, to express security clearance for modification in the shareholding structure of the company/firm, for scheduled operator permit, based on security clearance earned from the Ministry of Home Affairs.
The test flight last Thursday was conducted to demonstrate to aviation regulator DGCA that the aircraft and its elements are in good working order.
Following the Thursday test flight, the airline must conduct proving flights before the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) grants the air operator certificate.
Proving flights are comparable to commercial flights in that DGCA and airline officials serve as passengers and cabin crew members.