Indian aviation industry leaders thank Scindia for game-changing legal amendment

According to stakeholders amendments to the Aircraft Rules is significant to strengthening aviation safety, security, and the ease of doing business

Indian aviation industry amendment in aircraft rules

High-ranking representatives from four major airlines in India, including Air India, SpiceJet, Vistara, and IndiGo, convened in the national capital on Tuesday to meet Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia. As per officials, the purpose of this meeting was to express their gratitude for a recent legal amendment that has significant implications for the aviation industry.

Air India’s Managing Director and CEO, Campbell Wilson; Vistara’s CEO, Vinod Kannan; SpiceJet’s Chairman and Managing Director, Ajay Singh, along with IndiGo’s Principal Advisor, RK Singh, were present at the meeting.

“Representatives from four airlines including Air India, Spice Jet, Vistara and Indigo met Hon’ble Minister Shri @JM_Scindia Ji and thanked him for the recent legal amendment pertaining to the issuing of a notification under Section 14 (3) of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 exempting aircraft equipment covered under CTC from application of moratorium,” the minister’s office subsequently posted on ‘X’, along with the photographs of the gathering.

“The decision is a big relief for aircraft lessors as it is expected to create a favourable environment in India by reducing their risk and allowing them to repossess their aircraft,” it added.

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