Jet-Etihad deal: Supreme Court to hear final hearing from May 7

jet-etihadNEW DELHI: The Supreme Court today fixed May 7 for final hearing on a plea filed by BJP leader Subramanian Swamy challenging the Jet-Etihad deal.

A bench headed by Chief Justice H L Dattu posted the matter for final hearing next month on Swamy’s petition seeking to quash the deal on the ground that it was against public interest as there has been squandering of natural resource, that is the sky and airspace.

Swamy had told the court on January 21 that the government has furnished him copies of letters concerning Jet- Etihad deal, allegedly written by Indian officials favouring grant of additional air traffic rights to the UAE airline.

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