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Jet Airways Denies Reports Of Grounded Aircraft

January 30, 2019 / Airwise

India’s Jet Airways has denied local media reports that the struggling airline was forced to ground aircraft because of non-payment of leases.Media reports said that three aircraft had been grounded on Tuesday due to missed payments, taking the total to six, but in a stock exchange statement Jet denied the reports.The airline said it had “not grounded a single aircraft due to any grounding notice received from GECAS.” The GE-owned lessor was mentioned in a report as having requested the grounding of five aircraft.Jet also outlined the aircraft that were not flying, but none were due to non-payment of leasing costs.