DGCA orders Go-First: Airline will have to give revival plan within 30 days
DGCA orders Go-First: Airline will have to give a revival plan within 30 days
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked the troubled GoFirst to submit its revival plan within 30 days. According to the report, aviation regulator DGCA has asked GoFirst to submit a comprehensive plan for the revival of its operations.
GoFirst is going through the process of voluntary insolvency resolution. Go-First stopped all its flights on 3 May. According to reports, a source in the regulator said that on May 24, the DGCA asked the airline to submit a comprehensive restructuring plan for sustainable revival of operations within a period of 30 days.
Apart from this, the DGCA has also asked the airline to furnish operational aircraft, availability of pilots and other officers, the status of maintenance agreements and funding, and many other details. As per reports, once the revival plan is submitted by GoFirst, it will be reviewed by the DGCA for further appropriate action.
GoFirst is a budget airline of the Wadia Group. According to the company's website, GoFirst was launched on 29 April 2004. Operated the first flight from Mumbai to Ahmedabad in November 2005. The airline's fleet comprises 59 aircraft.
Of these, 54 aircraft are A320 NEO and 5 aircraft are A320 CEO. GoFirst operates flights to 35 destinations. Out of this, 27 domestic and 8 international destinations are included. The airline changed its brand name from GoAir to GoFirst in the year 2021.