SpiceJet: News

SC allows SpiceJet to pay Credit Suisse in monthly installments

The Supreme Court has allowed Indian airline SpiceJet to pay its outstanding dues to Credit Suisse in monthly installments for six months.

15 Sep 2023

Ajay Singh

SpiceJet settles $1.5 million debt with Credit Suisse

SpiceJet has paid $1.5 million to Credit Suisse, adhering to the Supreme Court of India's order, the company said in a regulatory filing.

SpiceJet issues shares to clear dues worth Rs. 231 crore

In an effort to settle outstanding dues valued at Rs. 231 crore, SpiceJet has announced plans to offer 48.1 million equity shares to nine of its aircraft lessors.

19 Aug 2023


SpiceJet passenger exposes man for taking flight attendant's indecent photos

An elderly man allegedly took inappropriate pictures of an air hostess while traveling on SpiceJet's flight from Delhi to Mumbai earlier this month, reports said.

What were top complaints of fliers per DGCA March report

Flight-related problems and baggage issues topped the list of passenger complaints received by the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) last month, an official report on Tuesday revealed.

16 Mar 2023


2 SpiceJet pilots grounded for celebrating Holi while operating flight

The SpiceJet airline has grounded two of its pilots for celebrating Holi irresponsibly while operating a Delhi-Guwahati flight, reported Times of India.

ICAO's revelation sheds light on SpiceJet's cooked-up audit story

Earlier this month, budget carrier SpiceJet claimed that it passed an audit conducted by the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) with flying colors.

20 Oct 2022


No flights to Sikkim as SpiceJet suspends operations to Pakyong

Sikkim will lose civil air connectivity indefinitely as the only carrier to operate in the state, SpiceJet has decided to suspend its operations to Pakyong Airport mentioning functional requirements.

07 Aug 2022


SpiceJet fliers walk on Delhi airport's tarmac, DGCA orders probe

Another incident involving low-cost airline SpiceJet was reported late Saturday night, following recent reports of technical problems with several airline planes.

No need to panic: DGCA chief on recent flight snags

Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) chief Arun Kumar on Sunday stated that recent technical issues with domestic flights would unlikely spark any chaos.

29 Jul 2022


IndiGo plane skids off runway during take-off, wheels get stuck

An IndiGo flight from Jorhat, Assam, to Kolkata was reportedly canceled on Thursday after the aircraft went off the runway before takeoff and a pair of its wheels got trapped in the muddy outfield.

DGCA orders 'snag-prone' SpiceJet to run only 50% flights

Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) on Wednesday directed the private airline SpiceJet to operate only 50 percent of its flights for eight weeks.

17 Jul 2022


Yet another glitch: IndiGo flight makes emergency landing in Karachi

IndiGo's Sharjah-Hyderabad flight was on Sunday diverted to Pakistan's Karachi after the pilot reported a technical snag.

15 Jul 2022


IndiGo Delhi-Vadodara flight diverted to Jaipur, probe ordered

India's top aviation regulator the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has ordered a probe after a Vadodara-bound IndiGo flight that took off from Delhi was diverted to Jaipur on Thursday night.

12 Jul 2022


Cheating case filed against SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh in Gurugram

There seems to be no end to the troubles of SpiceJet as its Chairman and Managing Director Ajay Singh was booked in Gurugram for allegedly duping a businessman on the pretext of allotting company shares to him, the police said on Monday.

06 Jul 2022

Jyotiraditya Scindia

DGCA notice to SpiceJet after 8 incidents in 18 days

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) issued a show-cause notice to low-cost airline SpiceJet after its planes witnessed eight malfunction incidents in the past 18 days.

05 Jul 2022


SpiceJet Delhi-Dubai flight diverted to Karachi over glitch, probe launched

SpiceJet's Delhi-Dubai flight, with around 150 passengers, was on Tuesday diverted to Karachi after its fuel indicator malfunctioned, according to aviation regulator Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) officials.

02 Jul 2022


SpiceJet flight returns to Delhi after smoke detected in cabin

A Jabalpur-bound SpiceJet flight returned to the Delhi airport on Saturday after the crew noticed smoke in the plane when it had touched an altitude of 5,000 feet.

19 Jun 2022

Shiv Sena

SpiceJet plane makes emergency landing after wing catches fire

A SpiceJet plane, which was a Boeing 737-800, was forced to make an emergency landing at Patna's Bihta Airforce Station on Sunday after its left wing caught fire, India Today reported.

27 May 2022


Fliers rebuke SpiceJet, IndiGo for poor service, behavior

Air travelers are getting increasingly dissatisfied with Indian airlines' poor services and behavior, according to a survey conducted for Bloomberg.

04 Mar 2022

Jet Airways

Sanjiv Kapoor named new CEO of Jet Airways

Jet Airways has appointed Sanjiv Kapoor as the new CEO of the airline company.

03 Sep 2021


SpiceJet employees go on strike over salary issues, return later

A section of employees of SpiceJet went on strike at the Delhi airport on Friday morning over issues related to reduced salaries and their irregular disbursement, sources said.

COVID-19 norms thrown to wind as couple ties knot mid-air

A mid-air wedding in the presence of guests and relatives took place inside a SpiceJet chartered flight on May 23 morning wherein COVID-19 social distancing norms were violated, sources said on Monday.

20 Mar 2021

Sonu Sood

SpiceJet honors Sonu Sood's humanitarian efforts during COVID-19 migrant crisis

Sonu Sood, the usual antagonist on celluloid, had turned into a savior for thousands last year, as he helped migrant workers reach their hometown, and JEE, NEET aspirants their exam centers, by providing transportation.

Travel related stocks jump, shares of IRCTC climb by 14%

The shares of IRCTC climbed significantly on Friday with the rise being 14.51% at 3:30 pm, when the markets closed. The price of one share was pegged at Rs. 1,578.00.

02 Dec 2020


SpiceJet to provide logistical support for coronavirus vaccines

Airline SpiceJet announced on Wednesday that it is gearing up to provide logistical support for COVID-19 vaccination through its dedicated freighter division SpiceXpress.

24 Nov 2020


SpiceJet founders launch RT-PCR COVID-19 tests at just Rs. 499

The promoters of the budget flier SpiceJet on Monday launched a mobile Reverse Transcription Polymerase Chain Reaction (RT-PCR) lab to conduct tests for COVID-19.

22 May 2020


Air India starts booking for domestic flights from May 25

National carrier Air India has opened bookings for domestic flights scheduled from May 25 onwards, when civil aviation operations are slated to resume partially.

13 Feb 2020


Two passengers at Kolkata airport, suspected of coronavirus, isolated

Authorities at Kolkata's Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport detected two suspected cases of coronavirus on Thursday.

30 Dec 2019


Fog blinds Delhi: Weather department issues red alert

A thick blanket of fog has covered Delhi and neighboring areas, affecting rail, road and air traffic.

26 Dec 2019


Terrorist, go back: NSUI workers, students tell BJP's Pragya Thakur

Pragya Thakur, the parliamentarian from Bhopal, was on Wednesday greeted with unsavory words by students and the workers of National Students' Union of India (NSUI).

On SpiceJet flight, passenger confronts Pragya Thakur, video goes viral

BJP's Pragya Thakur, infamous for finding her way to controversies, is back in the news. The parliamentarian from Bhopal filed a complaint against SpiceJet claiming its crew misbehaved with her.

22 Dec 2019


Pragya Thakur files complaint against SpiceJet crew over seat allotment

Bharatiya Janata Party MP Pragya Singh Thakur on Saturday filed a complaint against private airline SpiceJet alleging misconduct.

16 Nov 2019


4-month-old dies on SpiceJet flight; cause of death unknown

In a tragic incident, a four-month-old girl died during a Surat-Mumbai flight on Friday.

17 Oct 2019


Last month, SpiceJet flight intercepted by Pakistan jets amid confusion

With Indo-Pak tensions heightened since the Balakot airstrikes, Pakistani fighter jets intercepted a SpiceJet passenger plane over their airspace last month, sources in the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said today.

22 Apr 2019


SpiceJet signs pact for code-share partnership with Gulf-carrier Emirates

Budget carrier SpiceJet today announced the signing of an initial pact for code-share partnership with Gulf carrier Emirates.

26 Nov 2018


IndiGo, SpiceJet to charge for web check-in, passengers are angry

Low-cost airlines IndiGo and SpiceJet will now charge for web check-in from passengers, and this has obviouly upset fliers.

21 Nov 2018

Bharti Airtel

Sensex falls over 200 points on weak global cues

The BSE benchmark Sensex fell over 200 points in early trade today following weak global cues amid fresh foreign fund outflows.

08 Nov 2018

Jet Airways

DGCA directs Jet, SpiceJet to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX

Following the Lion Air crash, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked SpiceJet and Jet Airways to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX aircraft.

08 Nov 2018

Jet Airways

DGCA asks airlines to address issues with Boeing-737 MAX planes

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has asked Jet Airways and SpiceJet to take corrective action to address possible issues with their Boeing 737 MAX planes that could lead to "significant altitude loss" of the aircraft.

05 Oct 2018

Uttar Pradesh

Thai national suffers heart attack mid-air, SpiceJet makes emergency landing

A New Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight made an emergency landing today at Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport in Varanasi, Uttar Pradesh, after a Thai national on board suffered a heart attack, police said.

24 Sep 2018

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates Sikkim's first Airport: Details here

Nine years after its foundation stone was laid, the stunning Pakyong Airport in Sikkim was inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday.

10 Sep 2018


SpiceJet to start dedicated air cargo services from September 18

No-frills airline SpiceJet is going to launch its dedicated air cargo services from September 18.

06 Sep 2018


Bengaluru International Airport to introduce facial recognition facility from 2019

Bengaluru International Airport Thursday said it plans to roll out facial recognition facility for the passengers of some select airlines from early next year as it seeks to make the boarding process paperless.

06 Sep 2018


#BreakingGlassCeiling: India hires more female pilots than any other country

Indian society has always been tagged patriarchal and rightly so. But there is one section that's aiming to break that label: the aviation sector, where 12% of commercial pilots are women.