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Air India, SpiceJet add host of new flights on routes vacated by Jet Airways

The new Air India flights will start from next month, while SpiceJet will start operations on new routes from the last week of the month.

SpiceJet flights face delay, passengers stranded at Bangalore airport

While a Delhi-bound flight was delayed on Saturday for more than four hours, another flight to Patna faced an eight-hour delay on Friday. Incidentally, another Bangalore-Delhi flight was diverted to Nagpur after an "emergency" landing was made due to technical glitches.


Technical glitches in two SpiceJet aircraft

The Mumbai to Chennai flight (SG-611) had to return to Mumbai due to technical glitches later in the morning, an airline spokesperson said. The plane took off for Chennai after the issue was rectified, the official said.

Two SpiceJet Boeing flights suffer mid-air glitches

SpiceJet flight SG-611, which departed from Mumbai's Chhatrapapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport for Chennai around 7.30 am, returned to the city airport due to a mid-air technical glitch after being airborne for about 16 minutes.

Spicejet plane overshoots runway on landing at Shirdi

A source said the incident lead to a complete halting of operations at the airport that serves mostly the pilgrims visiting the popular Hindu shrine in the city.

SpiceJet too small to take over, turn around Jet Airways: Ajay Singh

SpiceJet has hired around 1,000 employees, including pilots and cabin crew, from Jet which temporarily suspended all operations from April 17.


If you get your periods on a flight, expect no help from the crew

Surprisingly, the IGI Airport washroom is not equipped with a sanitary pad vending machine even as the Railways and some other public facilities have begun installing such machines.

SpiceJet hires 100 pilots, 400 cabin and technical staff from Jet Airways

According to sources, a number of pilots and cabin attendants that have joined low-cost carriers like SpiceJet and IndiGo at a significant pay cut.

SpiceJet hires 500 Jet Airways employees, including 100 pilots

Jet has offered to offload between 32.1 per cent to 75 per cent stake to an eligible investor after evaluating all bids. Till now, the lenders have received expression of interest (EoI) from four-five parties. The process is expected to conclude by May 10.

Spicejet to add five more 90-seater Bombardier Q400s to fleet

The move is aimed at augmenting capacity in the domestic markets, especially on regional routes, following the near collapse of Jet Airways, which has resulted in massive surge in airfares besides mismatch in demand and supply amid peak travel season.

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How often our airlines experience technical snags: News in Numbers

Domestic airlines have reported the number of technical snags they have experienced. Of them all, IndiGo's numbers jump out, because it first reported 340 odd snags and when rivals reported the number suspect, it was revised to over 14,000 snags.