An experienced air hostess of Jet Airways was caught with over Rs. 30o lakhs in foreign currency hidden in her luggage below shoes and cosmetics. These were $100 US currency notes which authorities believe were being smuggled out of the country. Somehow customs and revenue officials in Delhi airport got wind of this and held up the Hong Kong based flight and made the discovery followed by arrest. This air hostess was working for a Delhi based money and jewelry smuggler – where foreign currency was smuggled out of India and gold bars were smuggled in.
- 11 Jan 2018
2 Indian employees of Jet Airways were injured in the Brussels airport bomb blast. In a quick response, India has issued an urgent travel advisory asking all Indian citizens to be on alert in Belgium and surrounding countries. Specifically, the advisory has asked all Indians in Belgium to avoid visiting crowded places, especially the city centers, and refrain from unnecessary travels and using public transport. Indians have been advised to get in contact with the Indian Embassy as a precautionary measure. The embassy has also tweeted that it is providing food and accommodation to all Jet Airways passengers stranded at the airport.
- 24 Mar 2016