Articles tagged under: SpiceJet

Spicejet Bhopal-Surat flight overshoots runway; passengers and crew safe, 3 flights diverted to Ahmedabad airport

June 30, 2019
Spicejet Bhopal-Surat flight overshoots runway; passengers and crew safe, 3 flights diverted to Ahmedabad airport

Surat: Spicejet SG 3722 (DH8) Bhopal - Surat Q400 aircraft carrying 43 passengers overshoot at Surat airport today at 8.20 pm. All passengers and crew were evacuated safely. The aircraft overshot the Vesu side of eunway during landing. The aircraft overshot in the Runway End Safety Aarea (RESA) and stopped over soil instead of runway. The pilot of the aircraft could not apply brakes on time to stop the aircraft due to low-visibility and that the aircraft overshot the runway. The air field ...Read More

SpiceJet to induct 16 Boeing 737-800 aircraft, will bring down flight cancellations to nil

April 12, 2019
SpiceJet to induct 16 Boeing 737-800 aircraft, will bring down flight cancellations to nil

Gurugram: SpiceJet will induct 16 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease and has applied to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to import the aircraft. Subject to regulatory approvals, the aircraft would begin joining SpiceJet fleet in the next ten days. This detail was shared today by Spicejet in a statement. Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet said, “This is the first lot of Boeing 737s that we are inducting in our fl...Read More

SpiceJet announces two new flights connecting Gujarat to Rajasthan and down South

March 05, 2019
SpiceJet announces two new flights connecting Gujarat to Rajasthan and down South

Gurugram: Private air operator SpiceJet today announced the launch of 12 new direct flights including flights connecting Ahmedabad to Kishangarh and Surat to Chennai. The flights announced today encompass international, UDAN as well as regular domestic routes. All flights on the domestic sectors are effective from 31st March, 2019 while the international flight will commence operations on 15th April, 2019. Six new UDAN flights include Kishangarh-Ahmedabad-Kishangarh, Lakhimpur-Guwahati-La...Read More

SpiceJet awarded 36 new sectors including Bhavnagar of Gujarat under UDAN III scheme

January 25, 2019
SpiceJet awarded 36 new sectors including Bhavnagar of Gujarat under UDAN III scheme

Gurugram: SpiceJet, the private sector airliner was today awarded 36 new sectors including Bhavnagar in Gujarat under the third round of bidding for the Government of India's UDAN Scheme. Out of these 36, 02 will cater to the unserved markets of Ghazipur and Jharsuguda whereas 09 will be for underserved markets of Adampur, Agra, Belagavi, Bhavnagar, Durgapur, Gwalior, Kishangarh, Pantnagar, and Tanjore, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet Ajay Singh informed today. “UDAN has been a ...Read More

Passengers stranded at Ahmedabad airport as Spicejet cancels flight to Jodhpur

December 31, 2018
Passengers stranded at Ahmedabad airport as Spicejet cancels flight to Jodhpur

Ahmedabad: Dozens of passengers were stranded at Ahmedabad airport due to delay and eventually cancellation of flight to Jodhpur on Monday. The passengers of Spicejet flight SG 2976 to Jodhpur were scheduled to leave for Jodhpur at 10.40 am. However, at around 11.00 am they were told that their flight was delayed. After long wait at around 1.00 pm the passengers were told that the flight was further delayed due to operational reasons. At 2.30 pm the passengers were told that another aircraft...Read More

SpiceJet announces 18 new domestic flights including Bhopal-Ahmedabad, Shirdi-Ahmedabad

December 04, 2018
SpiceJet announces 18 new domestic flights including Bhopal-Ahmedabad, Shirdi-Ahmedabad

Gurugram: SpiceJet today announced the on-boarding of Bhopal as its 50th domestic destination with the introduction of five new direct flights from the capital city. The airline has also announced five new direct flights from the temple town of Shirdi. All the 18 new direct domestic flights are effective from 6 January 2019. SpiceJet has introduced 10 direct flight services on the routes of Bhopal-Jaipur, Bhopal-Ahmedabad, Bhopal-Hyderabad, and Bhopal-Shirdi thus connecting the capital city o...Read More

SpiceJet announces three new flights connecting Ahmedabad to Srinagar, Guwahati and Chennai

November 29, 2018
SpiceJet announces three new flights connecting Ahmedabad to Srinagar, Guwahati and Chennai

New Delhi: Private budget air operator SpiceJet today announced it will launch six new flights from December 20 including Ahmedabad - Srinagar - Ahmedabad via Jammu, Ahmedabad - Guwahati - Ahmedabad and Ahmedabad - Chennai - Ahmedabad. All three flights will be serviced by Boeing 737 aircraft. Booking for new flights are opened at SpiceJet website.   Flight Schedule: Flt No. Origin Destination Departure Arrival Frequency SG-738 Ahmedabad Jammu 9:55 am 11:30 am 1,...Read More

SpiceJet announces flights to Jaisalmer from Ahmedabad and Surat

October 06, 2018
SpiceJet announces flights to Jaisalmer from Ahmedabad and Surat

Ahmedabad: SpiceJet has announced the introduction of two new flights under the regional connectivity scheme, UDAN for the under-served markets of Ahmedabad-Jaisalmer and Surat-Jaisalmer. The airline will launch direct flights on the Ahmedabad-Jaisalmer-Ahmedabad and Surat-Jaisalmer-Surat routes starting October 31st and November 30th respectively. The routes were awarded to the airline under UDAN II. With the introduction of the two aforesaid routes, SpiceJet will operate 25 daily flights un...Read More

SpiceJet may start flights connecting Surat to Goa, Udaipur and Jaisalmer later this year

September 27, 2018
SpiceJet may start flights connecting Surat to Goa, Udaipur and Jaisalmer later this year

Surat: Private airliner SpiceJet will start four new flights connecting Surat to Goa, Udaipur, Varanasi and Jaisalmer from November 30 this year. With this, daily number of flights operated at Surat airport will reach 30. Surat is connected to 11 places across India by air. Surat is likely to get international airport status later this year. According to member of parliament CR Patil, connectivity to Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh will boost tourism and benefit the people of respective state. Pa...Read More

SpiceJet successfully operates India’s first-ever BioJet Fuel flight

August 27, 2018
SpiceJet successfully operates India’s first-ever BioJet Fuel flight

Gurugram: Private air operator SpiceJet, today conducted India’s first-ever BioJet Fuel powered flight. The airline undertook the flight today on the Dehradun-Delhi route. SpiceJet used its Bombardier Q400 aircraft for this flight. SpiceJet is the only airline in India to explore aerial operations powered by BioJet fuel and intends to undertake operations using a blend of 75% of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) and 25% of BioJet fuel, which has the potential of reducing carbon footprint b...Read More