Articles about SpiceJet

03 Dec 2022

Tamil Nadu hospital suffers cyber attack; patient data sold online

Tamil Nadu-based multispeciality hospital—Sree Saran Medical Center (SSMC)—has been the latest target of a cyber attack in India, India Today reported.

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.

18 Sep 2022

Uttar Pradesh
Cyclonic formation over Bay of Bengal, warning issued for Odisha

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Saturday issued a warning for Odisha predicting heavy rainfall in the state over the next few days because of the formation of a cyclonic circulation over the west-central Bay of Bengal.

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

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.

04 Jul 2022

Jet Airways
Over 50% IndiGo flights delayed as crew attend job interviews

More than 50% of the flights operated by IndiGo were delayed on Saturday due to Air India's recruitment process on the same day, according to the reports.

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

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.

23 May 2022

Delhi: Heavy rains, thunderstorm cause power blackout; flight operations affected

Heavy rains accompanied by strong winds caused power blackouts in several parts of Delhi on Monday morning.

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

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.

03 Jan 2021

Heavy rain lashes parts of Delhi, nearby areas

Several parts of Delhi recorded moderate to heavy rain and thundershowers early on Sunday morning for the second consecutive day.

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.

12 Nov 2020

Kunal Kamra faces contempt charges for criticizing Supreme Court

Comedian Kunal Kamra is facing contempt charges over a series of tweets where he criticized the Supreme Court of India for granting interim bail to television anchor Arnab Goswami on Wednesday.

11 Sep 2020

Delhi High Court
DGCA serves notice to IndiGo over ruckus on Kangana's flight

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has served a notice to IndiGo in connection to the chaos on its September 9 flight, which had Bollywood actor Kangana Ranaut as a passenger.

11 Jun 2020

Meet the voice behind the coronavirus caller tune

You may or may not know Jasleen Bhalla, but we bet you know her voice.

04 Jun 2020

Swiggy, Zomato cleared to test long-range 'delivery drones': DGCA

Soon, you may see unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) flying in with your food orders.

With domestic flights resuming, what will change at Delhi airport?

As the government has allowed domestic flights to resume from Monday, Delhi's Indira Gandhi International (IGI) airport has decided to conduct operations from its Terminal 3.

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.

21 May 2020

Air fares will be capped for three months

Once airlines restore partial services from Monday, they will have to adhere to the pricing guidelines of the Civil Aviation Ministry, Union Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Thursday. The rates will be capped for three months.

20 Mar 2020

Delhi High Court
Kunal Kamra's plea against flying ban dismissed by Delhi HC

The Delhi High Court on Friday refused to hear stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra's plea challenging a flying ban imposed on him.

27 Feb 2020

Kunal Kamra's flying ban reduced; Delhi HC disposes comedian's plea

The aviation ban on stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra imposed by the airline Indigo has been reduced to three months from six months.

25 Feb 2020

Delhi High Court
Delhi HC pulls up DGCA over Kunal Kamra's airlines ban

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) should not have asked airlines to put comedian Kunal Kamra on a no-fly list, the Delhi High Court observed on Tuesday while hearing a petition filed by him.

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.

01 Feb 2020

Arnab Goswami
Kunal Kamra sends legal notice to IndiGo; demands Rs. 25L

Stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra has sent a legal notice to IndiGo airlines after the budget flier suspended him for six months.

30 Jan 2020

Arnab Goswami
Kunal Kamra banned by airlines; what do lawyers, DGCA say?

Budget flier IndiGo on Tuesday suspended stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra from flying with the airline after the latter heckled journalist Arnab Goswami on a Mumbai-Lucknow flight.

29 Jan 2020

After IndiGo and Air India, SpiceJet bans comedian Kunal Kamra

Since heckling journalist Arnab Goswami on a flight on Tuesday, stand-up comedian Kunal Kamra has been banned by three airlines.

27 Jan 2020

Qatar Airways
Government wants to sell entire stake in Air India

The government wants to sell Air India and has invited bids for the same. But unlike its previous attempt in 2018, this time the government has put its complete stake in the debt-ridden airlines on sale.

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