NEW DELHI — As Jet Airways suspended all its flights’ operations from Wednesday night after it failed to secure interim funding of Rs 400 crore for maintaining even bare minimum operations, flyers who had booked their seats stand to suffer.
According to reports Air India has come up with a plan to help such stranded passengers with a “Special Stranded passenger fare.”
Air India will offer “special” fares to Jet Airways passengers stranded at international stations, informed sources told IANS on Thursday.
Jet Airways had on Wednesday said that it was forced to stop all operations as it failed to secure interim funds from the lenders.
“As a gesture of goodwill and to mitigate the hardship of the 9W stranded passengers at international stations, Air India will be offering special fares to such passengers,” an Air India official said.
“Passengers holding confirmed RT tickets on Jet Airways will be allowed to avail a Special Stranded passenger fare from the destinations common with Air India,” he added.