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The airline company going through the bankruptcy process is not taking the name of the difficulties of Go First. Meanwhile, aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered GoFirst to submit a revival plan within 30 days to resume flights. Apart from this, the airline has been asked to present other details including operational aircraft, availability of pilots and other personnel, maintenance arrangements and funding status, which has increased the difficulties of GoFirst.
According to the source, the revival plan submitted by GoFirst will first be reviewed by the DGCA so that further appropriate action can be taken. DGCA will audit the preparedness of GoFirst before giving approval for resumption of flights. Cash-strapped GoFirst stopped flying on May 3 and is undergoing voluntary insolvency resolution proceedings.
First see the security protocol then take a decision- Scindia
Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya Scindia on Wednesday on the question of resumption of flights by GoFirst said that we have not received anything from GoFirst so far, apply your mind, see the safety protocol and take further action based on that. Take a decision Meanwhile, the airline’s communication to the employees also said that the CEO has assured that the salary for April will be credited into their accounts before the resumption of operations. Along with this, salary will be paid in the first week of every month from the next month.
First Jao has been issued a show cause notice
The DGCA issued a show cause notice to GoFirst on May 8 for failure to continue operating the service in a safe, efficient and reliable manner under the relevant provision of the Aircraft Rules, 1937. GoFirst announced on 2 May the filing of a petition for voluntary insolvency resolution proceedings as well as the suspension of flights, initially for two days, 3 May and 4 May. At that time too, the DGCA had issued show cause notices to GoFirst for canceling flights on May 3 and 4 without any prior notice. Now the airline has canceled all its flights till May 26.