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Thursday, May 19, 2022



SpiceJet flight returns to Chennai after engine glitch

May 05, 2022 2:37 am

This is the second such incident with SpiceJet involving its Boeing 737 MAX plane, which is equipped with CFM Leap engines.

Flight turbulence: DGCA starts multidisciplinary probe; SpiceJet says flyers were told to remain seated

May 02, 2022 1:26 pm

SpiceJet on Monday said the seat belt sign was on and multiple announcements were made by crew members asking passengers to remain seated on its Mumbai-Durgapur flight on Sunday.

Explained: Why flights face turbulence

May 03, 2022 1:20 pm

Injuries to passengers of a SpiceJet flight to Durgapur raise questions. What should you do on a bumpy flight?

SpiceJet Mumbai-Durgapur flight caught in turbulence, passengers injured

May 02, 2022 5:45 pm

Officials said the plane flew into a storm while landing. Sources said the passengers went into panic, and cabin baggage fell on many of them, causing injuries, including on the head.

As Covid-19 turbulence eases, three airlines in race for domestic No. 2 spot

April 23, 2022 12:29 pm

Low-cost carrier IndiGo stays at the top with more than half the domestic market share, but there are three contenders — Air India, SpiceJet and GoFirst — for the second spot.

Pilots barred from Boeing’s 737 MAX: ‘SpiceJet knew about faulty gear, still continued training’

April 15, 2022 8:07 am

Aviation safety regulator DGCA, which barred 90 pilots of the airline from flying the 737 MAX model till they undergo retraining on a compliant simulator, has served a show-cause notice to SpiceJet and Canadian flight training service provider CAE, which manages the simulator facility.

Glitches in training, 90 pilots barred from Boeing’s 737 MAX

April 14, 2022 7:20 am

These pilots, who are on the rolls of low-cost carrier SpiceJet, will have to undergo re-training to the satisfaction of the regulator.

Delhi High Court grants SpiceJet chief interim protection from arrest

April 08, 2022 2:02 am

Directing Ajay Singh to join the investigation, the bench also said he would have to keep disputed shares secured till further orders in accordance with the offer made by his counsel before the court.

City Union Bank marks SpiceJet SMA-1, recalls Rs 100-crore overdraft

March 31, 2022 12:30 am

A SpiceJet spokesperson said, “The Rs 100 crore facility is fully secured and backed by a Rs 100 crore fixed deposit. There has never been a default in service of this facility.”

SpiceJet aircraft hits pole at Delhi airport

March 29, 2022 1:24 am

In the aftermath of the incident, both the operating pilots, the aircraft maintenance engineer (AME), wing walkers and the push-back operator have been taken off duty pending an investigation.


How often our airlines experience technical snags: News in Numbers

June 22, 2020 6:20 pm

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.