The government held a crisis meeting Friday, which was the deadline for prospective bidders to express an interest in acquiring a 75 per cent stake in the beleaguered airline.
Pilots, engineers, and ground staff who have not been paid for three months have said they will strike if the banks do not inject emergency funds.
Jet Airways pilots body, the National Aviator's Guild (NAG), on Sunday deferred its "no flying" call to a later date, in light of the crucial meeting between the management and the lenders today. The debt-ridden carrier has also not paid the March salary to employees of other categories as well.
In an exchange filing, the Jet Airways said, "This is to inform you that Rajshree Pathy has submitted her resignation as an Independent Director of the company with effect from April 13, owing to time constraints and on account of her other current commitments".More news: Zidane: Madrid could sell a lot of players to make money
Another report said that lenders to Jet Airways may not consider an initial bid from Goyal to regain control of the troubled airline as he did not fulfil certain conditions set by them while submitting the EoI on Friday.
Much now rides on the latter's decision to release the promised interim loan funding of around Rs 1,000 crore - which was a part of the revival plan for the airline drawn up by the SBI-led consortium - without delay to help the airline stay afloat.
According to officials aware of discussions, the meeting was called after civil aviation minister Suresh Prabhu asked secretary of the department Pradeep Singh Kharola to review issues concerning Jet Airways, news agency PTI reported.
An Open House will be called shortly as per the availability of the venue and the committee members, the communication added.More news: Harvick wins pole at Richmond Raceway
Jet has "suspended" all flights to South and Southeast Asian nations as well as services from Chennai to Paris and Toronto, it said in a statement.
The airline, which has been operating less than 50 flights per day with a fleet of six to seven planes, has also cancelled its long-haul, west-bound operations to and from Amsterdam, London's Heathrow and Paris till April 16.
Jet has also stopped taking reservations for many global flights, in some cases up to June 10.
Jet Airways confirmed stopping of bookings for these flights, saying the move was aimed at re-accommodating passengers because of interim cancellations.More news: India called Pakistan's bluff with air strikes: PM Modi
Siroya Centre is Jet Airways headquarters in Andheri suburb in Mumbai.