A threat by Indian Oil Corp to stop jet fuel supplies to Air India at some airports has been resolved – at least for the time being - after an intervention from the country’s aviation ministry.
The state-run refiner threatened to stop supplies at six airports, including Pune and Chandigarh, due to payment defaults by the airline.
The issue was later sorted after a meeting with aviation ministry officials, said an Air India spokesman.
The cash-strapped airline has been struggling to make payments while awaiting more funds from the government.
Aviation secretary R N Choubey told The Times of India, "All these issues are being taken care of. AI will get funds to meet its requirements.”