Jet Airways had reacted strictly to an incidence in which a commander of a flight ordered the co-pilot to allow asked an inexperienced trainee pilot to land the aircraft with passengers onboard, by suspending the responsible pilot.
Jet Airways was asked to take actions against the pilot and the chief of its flight safety by the Indian aviation regulator, the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA). The incidence is reported to have occurred on October 14, 2011.
Jet Airways has said that it took action against the flight pilot and a crewmember after investigating the incidence, which put the lives of many unknowing passengers in danger. The commander was suspended for two and half months and has been reinstated in service.
"In line with international practices on improving safety, Jet Airways encourages a voluntary and a confidential reporting system for all employees," the company said in a statement.
It also said that two cockpit crewmembers were suspended for a period of two and a half months on the basis of the investigations. The airline pointed out that it is in contact with the DGCA and is offering all cooperation.