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Rytis Beresnevicius

SpiceJet continues long-haul odyssey with London-Heathrow slots

The odyssey of SpiceJet starting operating long-haul flights continued, as the airline announced that it has acquired slots at London Heathrow Airport (LHR)....


Rytis Beresnevicius

Curious case of SpiceJet long-haul low-cost flights

Despite having no long-haul flight-capable aircraft, SpiceJet announced that it has become a designated airline to fly between India and UK, and the US. Furthermore, it announced that it will conduct repatriation flights from Amsterdam in August 2020....


Pijus Jauniskis

Two birds with one stone: SpiceJet to fly US and UK

The Indian budget airline SpiceJet reported permission to operate services to both the UK and the US as the “Indian scheduled carrier”....


Ruta Burbaite

GoAir A320 rolls off runway, takes off again from grass patch

It was a close call for the 180 passengers on board a GoAir flight G8811. An Airbus A320 jet operated by the Indian low-cost carrier rolled off the runway during landing at Bengaluru Airport, India. The aircraft then took off again from the grass patch for a second landing attempt before being diverted to another airport. It is the latest in a series of recent incidents of runway excursions suffered by Indian carriers....


Ruta Burbaite

SpiceJet’s crafty cracked window fix shocks passengers

It is merely an inner window pane, right? A photo taken by a passenger on board a SpiceJet flight showing a cracked cabin window patched up with cello tape has stirred up quite a storm on social media amongst travelers shocked and concerned regarding the safety and maintenance practices of the airline. The Indian low-cost carrier has apologized, saying safety is their top priority and that the incident has been highlighted to concerned authoritie...


Clement Charpentreau

Spicejet Boeing 737 intercepted by Pakistani F-16 fighter jets

A SpiceJet Boeing 737 carrying out flight SG21 from New Delhi (DEL) to Kabul (KBL) was intercepted by Pakistan Air Force fighter jets when it entered the country’s airspace....


AeroTime Team

Gulf-Indian tie-up: Emirates, SpiceJet to start codesharing

Emirates and SpiceJet are determined to start codesharing, the duo announced on April 22, 2019, promising travellers a whole new range of destinations in India, Africa, America, Europe and the Middle East....


AeroTime Team

SpiceJet receives first Boeing 737 MAX 8

SpiceJet received its first Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft on October 12, 2018, as it is moving to expand and standardize its fleet....


AeroTime Team

Celebrating 20 years of Q400: reliable all-terrain turboprop

For 20 years, the Q400 aircraft has helped develop new markets, connect underserved cities, and make safe, reliable air-travel possible even in the world's most remote locations....


Clement Charpentreau

IndiGo and SpiceJet come to near collision after pilots mistake

An IndiGo Airbus A320-232 and a SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 came face to face on a runway of Lal Bahadur Shastri International Airport (VNS) in Varanasi, India on June 12, 2018. The incident was the result of SpiceJet pilots’ failure to comply with Air Traffic Control (ATC) instructions....