DCGA Extends Restriction On Operation Of SpiceJet Till October 29
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) extended restrictions on the low-cost airline SpiceJet to operate only 50% of departures till October 29, 2022. On September 21, the DGCA, India's airline and airport regulatory body released a statement in this regard and also appreciated the reduction in a number of safety incidents. The DCGA issued a showcase notice to SpiceJet on July 6, amid safety concerns after many incidents.
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Delhi HC Grants Extension Of Interim Protection To SpiceJet MD Ajay Singh
Promoter and Managing Director of SpiceJet Ajay Singh, has been granted extension of interim protection by Delhi High Court, in an alleged cheating case. This has come after the counsel representing the state seemed for more time to verify the contents of the additional affidavit filed by the petitioner. The court had also ordered that until the matter is decided, no coercive action shall be taken against Singh.
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SpiceJet Flight Returns To Delhi Mid-Way Amid Autopilot Snag
A SpiceJet flight travelling between Delhi-Nashik, turned midway after a malfunction in the autopilot's system of Boeing-737, on September 1. The flight, VT-SLP SpiceJet took off from Indira Gandhi International Airport, when it had to return to the airport, confirmed a SpiceJet spokesperson. Furthermore, the airlines also clarified that no passenger and cabin crew onboard suffered any injury or difficulty due to the technical snag.
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DGCA Suspends SpiceJet Pilot’s License For ‘Endangering’ Passengers Lives
The licence of pilot-in command (PIC) of a SpiceJet flight has been suspended by Director General of Civil Aviation, informed sources on August 20. The suspension has come after the PIC’s co-pilot had asked him to not to fly through the clouds, rather skirt the clouds ahead, to which the PIC ignored. The Boeing B737 carried 195 passengers on board from Mumbai to Durgapur.
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SpiceJet Flights Curtailed To 50% Amid Multiple Safety Negligence: DCGA
The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) announced that they had curtailed the SpiceJet flight operations to 50%. The operations were reduced to hald for the next eight weeks, from July 27. The decision was taken in view of the recent snags and technical glitches, risking the lives of people, by SpiceJet… read-more
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Delhi HC Dismisses PIL Sought To Halt SpiceJet's Operations Due To 'Safety Concerns'
Delhi High Court denied a Public Interest Litigation (PIL) that asked the court to order SpiceJet Ltd to cease all flight operations in light of recent safety problems the low-cost carrier has encountered. After determining that there was no basis to admit the petition, a division bench declined to hear it. According to PIL filed, airline should suspend operations to avoid a major accident that might endanger lives of people.
Tags: Delhi HC, Plea, rejected, SpiceJet, Safety Concerns
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Delhi HC Dismisses PIL Seeking To Stop Operations Of SpiceJet Flights Citing Safety Concerns
A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) was filed in the Delhi HC seeking to stop the operation of SpiceJet flights on the country, citing safety concerns over certain recent incidents. Hearing the plea, the court dismissed the petition on the grounds that "the court cannot stop a particular airline from operating based on averments in a PIL and press clippings". The court then stated that DGCA is looking into recent occurrences.
Tags: PIL, SpiceJet, Delhi HC, Safety Concerns, DGCA
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SpiceJet Flight Reports Nose Wheel Malfunction, 9th Glitch In 24 Days
In another technical issue, SpiceJet had to do an emergency landing of its Dubai-Madurai flight. Notably, on July 11, a Spicejet B737 aircraft VT-SZK Max aircraft's nose wheel malfunctioned, following which the authority did ground the craft and arranged another flight immediately, for Dubai-Madurai. The incident is at least the ninth incident of technical malfunction in a SpiceJet aircraft in the past 24-days, especially after the DCGA show-… read-more
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Fraud Complaint Filed Against SpiceJet MD Ajay Singh For Giving Fake Share Certificates
Ajay Singh, the chairman and managing director of SpiceJet, and others have been charged with fraud for allegedly scamming a resident of Gurugram by giving him forged share certificates. Amit Arora, the complainant, claimed that Singh gave him a fake depository instruction sheet (DIS) for 10 lakh shares as payment for his services. The allegation was later deemed "frivolous, mischievous and bogus" by SpiceJet.
Tags: cheating case, SpiceJet, CMD Ajay Singh, Gurugram
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Cargo, Logistics Company SpiceXpress To Separate From SpiceJet Airline By August 1st Week
SpiceXpress will be split out from SpiceJet airline during the first week of August, according to the carrier's CMD Ajay Singh, after receiving clearance from banks and shareholders. Since June 19, the airline's planes have experienced at least eight technical issues, leading Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to issue a show-cause notice. DGCA granted three weeks to reply to the notice while claiming that it "failed" to develop … read-more
Tags: SpiceXpress, SpiceJet, Cricket, Directorate General Of Civil Aviation, CMD Ajay Singh
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