Cash-strapped SpiceJet to sack 2,000 employees

Cash-strapped SpiceJet Airline will sack 2000 of its employees as part of restructuring plans.

DNA: Over 100 dead bodies found afloat in Ganga in Unnao, UP

More than 100 decaying dead bodies surfaced in the river Ganga near Pariyar between Kanpur and Unnao on Tuesday.

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SpiceJet faces crisis, other airlines hikes fares

As SpiceJet left lot of passengers in lurch, other airlines hiked their rates taking advantage of the situation.

SpiceJet services likely to resume operations

Flight services of cash-strapped SpiceJet likely to resume operations by 4 pm.

SpiceJet operations grounded as oil companies stop fuel supply

Trouble for the beleagured low-cost airlines SpiceJet deepened on Wednesday with their operations being grounded as oil companies stop fuel supply, airport sources said.

Mass cancellation of flights by SpiceJet leaves passengers stranded

A massive chaos accompanied by anger was registered at Delhi airport when many passengers were left stranded after mass cancellation of flights by SpiceJet.

71 pilots grounded this year by DGCA

At least 71 pilots were grounded this year for various reasons, including being found tipsy, with about half of them belonging to no-frill carriers SpiceJet and IndiGo, Rajya Sabha was informed on Tuesday.

Four flights cancelled in Chennai

Chennai: Four flights, three SpiceJet and an Air India, to various domestic destinations from here were cancelled Thursday due to shortage of aircraft, airport sources said.

Surat airport walls being repaired after flight hit buffalo

A day after a Delhi-bound SpiceJet flight with around 140 passengers on board, hit a buffalo on the run-way, airport authorities began mending fences and walls on Friday, to prevent any more incursions by stray animals, officials said.

Plane hits buffalo on runway, Spicejet suspends Surat flights

A Delhi-bound Spicejet plane with 146 people on board hit a buffalo while proceeding for take- off here last night but no one was injured in the incident, though the aircraft was damaged and the airline suspended operations to this Gujarat town indefinitely.

Civil aviation minister orders inquiry after flight hits buffalo at Surat airport
Civil aviation minister orders inquiry after flight hits buffalo at Surat airport

Minister of Civil Aviation, Ashok Gajapathi Raju, on Friday directed the Airports Authority of India (AAI) to conduct an inquiry into the incident where a Spicejet aircraft hit an buffalo on the Surat runway and asked the regulator to ensure that accidents do not recur.

DGCA orders inquiry into SpiceJet aircraft mishap

A day after a SpiceJet aircraft carrying 140 passengers from Surat to New Delhi had a narrow escape at Surat airport where the plane hit a stray animal, the aviation regulator has ordered an inquiry.

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SpiceJet suspends flights from Surat after aircraft hits animal before take-off

A Delhi-bound Spicejet plane, with about 140 passengers onboard, hit a stray animal on the runway a few seconds before the take-off at the Surat airport on Thursday.

Spicejet`s Srinagar-Bangalore flight undergoes anti-sabotage check in Chandigarh

A Spicejet flight from Srinagar to Bangalore was on Monday subjected to an anti-sabotage check after an unidentified man, who was to travel to Delhi, deplaned here.

SpiceJet crew committed a dangerous act while flying: Tariq Anwar

Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) leader and Union Minister of State for Agriculture Tariq Anwar termed the manner in which the crew of SpiceJet risked the lives of passengers as grave.

SpiceJet flight aborted as loader jumps out on runway

Ahmedabad-bound SpiceJet flight aborted take-off at last moment after a loader jumped off from the luggage section of the plane while it was taxiing on the runway at Dabolim airport here, police said.

SpiceJet to pay Rs one lakh for unfair trade practice

SpiceJet has been directed by a consumer forum to pay Rs one lakh to a passenger for not allowing all members of his family to board the plane.

SpiceJet to pay Rs 28K for failing to take care of luggage

Budget carrier SpiceJet has been directed by a consumer forum here to pay a compensation of Rs 28,000 to a couple for failing to take care of their luggage, which was damaged and tampered with while in transit.

Spicejet flight grounded after landing gear snag

Forty-two passengers of a Spicejet flight from here had a narrow escape when the main landing gear malfunctioned at touchdown at the Tuticorin airport today and the aircraft was grounded.