The Kalrock Capital-Murari Lal Jalan consortium has proposed to re-launch Jet Airways as a full-service carrier, with an initial investment of Rs 1,000 crore.
It has initiated discussions with lessors and international airlines for contracts and partnerships.
On Saturday, the committee of creditors voted in favour of the Kalrock-Jalan consortium over the FSTC-Imperial Capital combine. The winning bid attracted over 99 per cent votes, with lenders overwhelmingly voting for a revival instead of recovery through liquidation.
While Jet has admitted claims of over Rs 15,000 crore, the resolution plan consists of Rs 866 crore in upfront and deferred payment to creditors. A portion of the sum will be used to cover insolvency resolution costs.
Banks will also get a 9 per cent equity stake in the airline and an upside from the sale of aircraft. Employees have been offered 75 per cent stake in Jet’s ground handling arm, as well as a financial incentive of close to Rs 20,000 each.
“Our plan takes into consideration the interests of all stakeholders, including creditors and employees,” said Manoj Madnani, board member of Kalrock Capital. Madnani said the airline