July 2nd, 2022 6:39 PM 0 COMMENTS

A SpiceJet Aircraft Returns to Delhi After Smoke Emerges Out

The cabin crew and passengers on a Spicejet flight from Delhi to Jabalpur had to turn around and return to Delhi when they saw smoke coming from the plane. The incident took place at a height of 5,000 feet. According to the report, the aircraft made a safe return to the airport, where the passengers got off the aircraft without injuries. ANI posted a video of the incident; it shows... Read More

June 29th, 2022 3:38 PM 0 COMMENTS

Jet Airways Appeals to DGCA Seeking To direct SpiceJet to Take Its livery Off Their planes

Jet Airways has requested that SpiceJet remove its livery off the low-cost carrier's aircraft after learning that it misleads the public about the identity of the operator and poses a safety risk. Each airline has a unique livery, which is a particular paint job with a logo that is applied to aircraft. In a letter to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on June 21, Jet Airways stated, "After... Read More

June 26th, 2022 10:18 PM 0 COMMENTS

A SpiceJet Aircraft Aborts Take Off From Patna Airport Due to Technical Glitches

On June 25, a SpiceJet aircraft with a destination of Guwahati had to abort takeoff from Patna's Jay Prakash Narayan international airport because of some technical difficulties. This was after numerous instances of aircraft making emergency landings. Former Bihar MLA Bunty Chaudhary, who was a passenger on the flight, posted a video to social media. "The flight was on the runway and about to take-off when the pilots detected the... Read More

June 18th, 2022 5:14 PM 0 COMMENTS

SpiceJet Chairman Pitches for an Increase in Airfares Following ATF Hike

Following a nearly 16% spike in jet fuel prices to an all-time high of Rs 1,41,232.87 per kilo litre in Delhi on Thursday, SpiceJet Chairman Ajay Singh has called for an increase in airfares. Moreover, because critical cost components such as fuel, maintenance, lease rentals, and overhaul charges are priced in dollars, a declining rupee has increased the challenge for airlines. “The sharp increase in jet fuel prices and the... Read More

June 17th, 2022 5:52 PM 0 COMMENTS

Shares of SpiceJet and InterGlobe Aviation Came Under Heavy Selling Over ATF Rise

After ATF prices were hiked to a record high on Thursday, shares of SpiceJet and InterGlobe Aviation were heavily sold. SpiceJet's stock dropped 7.05 % to Rs 40.90 per share on the BSE. During the day, it fell 8.29 % to Rs 40.35, a one-year low. IndiGo's parent company, InterGlobe Aviation, slumped 5.22 % to Rs 1,644.65 a share. During the day, the stock plummeted 5.83% to Rs 1,634. Jet fuel... Read More

June 7th, 2022 10:54 PM 0 COMMENTS

DGCA’s Decision to Exclude 90 Pilots From Flying MAX Aircraft Won’t Impact Operations- SpiceJet

SpiceJet has stated that it has 650 MAX-trained pilots and that the DGCA's decision not to authorise 90 pilots to operate Boeing 737 MAX aircraft will have no impact on operations. The airline is retraining them in accordance with the DGCA's directive. The airline was fined Rs 10 lakh by the aviation regulator after it utilised malfunctioning simulators to train those pilots. The carrier has a sufficient number of qualified... Read More

May 20th, 2022 7:08 PM 0 COMMENTS

Delhi ATC Denies Clearance to SpiceJet Flights Due to Non-Payment of Airport Fees

SpiceJet passengers departing New Delhi this morning were to wait a bit longer than normal. However, the delay was not caused by a malfunctioning aircraft or a lack of staff. Instead, due to non-payment of airport fees, the airline's planes were denied clearance by Delhi Airport's Air Traffic Control. SpiceJet's morning departures from New Delhi were disrupted on Friday because the ATC at Indira Gandhi International Airport had been told... Read More

SpiceJet Flight Faces Severe Turbulence; Cabin Luggage Falls on Passengers

After heavy turbulence rocked a SpiceJet flight during descent on Sunday, 14 passengers and three cabin crew members were hurt. On Sunday evening, the SpiceJet Boeing B737 flight SG -945 was flying from Mumbai to Durgapur when it encountered extreme turbulence while landing at Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport in Andal, West Burdwan, West Bengal. The jet, however, made a safe landing at Durgapur Airport. One person has suffered serious injuries... Read More

April 22nd, 2022 7:37 PM 0 COMMENTS

DGCA Grounds SpiceJet Flight After Passenger Reports About Unclean Seats

A SpiceJet plane was prohibited from flying by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) after a passenger complained about unclean seats and defective cabin panels. However, the airline has been instructed to resume operations after resolving the difficulties. A passenger on a flight from Bengaluru to Guwahati shared photos on Twitter of filthy seats and broken cabin panels, tagging the DGCA and other relevant authorities. Following the tweet, the... Read More

April 13th, 2022 9:34 PM 0 COMMENTS

90 SpiceJet Pilots Refrained From Flying Boeing 737 Max Aircraft

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ruled that 90 SpiceJet pilots are unsuitable to fly the Boeing 737 Max and has stopped them from flying until they finish another round of training.  "For the time being, we have restricted these pilots from flying the Max aircraft and they must successfully retrain for it," DGCA chief Arun Kumar told India Today Television. According to sources, the'stick shaker,' which vibrates... Read More

February 28th, 2022 5:03 PM 0 COMMENTS

SpiceJet to run special flight to Budapest to rescue stranded Indians

SpiceJet has stated that it will fly a special evacuating flight to Budapest, Hungary, to send home Indian people who have become stuck in Ukraine. For this unique trip, the airline will deploy a Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The aircraft will fly from Delhi to Budapest, with a return flight through Kutaisi, Georgia. SpiceJet promises to fly additional evacuation flights and is in talks with concerned authorities. Earlier in the... Read More

February 26th, 2022 9:25 PM 0 COMMENTS

SpiceJet Launches Six Flights to Bangkok, IndiGo Announces Services From Kadapa to Five South Indian Cities

India’s budget carrier SpiceJet has announced new international flights to Bangkok. According to a statement released by the airline, the operations will commence from March 10 in a phased manner. The newly launched SpiceJet Bangkok flights will enhance the air connectivity between India and Thailand. SpiceJet will operate daily direct flights connecting Delhi, Kolkata and Mumbai with Bangkok. “We are delighted to launch new flights connecting Delhi, Mumbai and Kolkata... Read More

February 18th, 2022 7:18 PM 0 COMMENTS

Delhi-Khajuraho Gets First Direct Flight from SpiceJet

The first direct flight between Delhi and the heritage city of Khajuraho was flagged-off today. With this, 405 routes would be operationalised under the UDAN-RCS scheme. SpiceJet was awarded the Delhi-Khajuraho-Delhi route under the RCS-UDAN 3.0. The inaugural event was graced by Union Minister of Civil Aviation, Shri Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Ms. Usha Padhee, Joint Secretary, MoCA, Shri Ajay Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, SpiceJet, Shri Vishnu Datt Sharma, Member... Read More

February 16th, 2022 5:40 PM 0 COMMENTS

SpiceJet Turns Profitable in Q3 FY 2022 After a String of Losses

Budget airline SpiceJet has announced a standalone net profit of Rs 23.28 crore in the quarter ended in December 2021, compared to the Rs 56.96 crore loss reported in the same quarter last year. The total revenue for the Q3 FY 2022 stood at Rs 2,259.30 crore, a 33.95% rise compared to Rs 1,686.62 crore in the same quarter the previous year. SpiceJet is battling numerous legal complications, including an... Read More

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