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Boeing, SpiceJet Announce Deal for up to 205 Airplanes

Deal includes 100 additional 737 MAX 8s; 50 purchase rights All-Boeing jet operator continues to grow fleet with more 737 MAXs Largest order in low-cost carrier's history Boeing and SpiceJet announced today a commitment for up to 205 airplanes during an event in New Delhi. Booked at the end of 2016, the announcement includes 100 new 737 MAX 8s, SpiceJet's current orde...

SpiceJet flight nearly takes off without 40 passengers, then returns to pick them up

A flight operated by budget airline SpiceJet from Kochi to Mumbai nearly took off without 40 passengers, who were still travelling in a coach from the boarding gate to the aircraft. After the pilots realised what had happened, the plane returned to pick up the stranded passengers. As a result of the ensuing confusion, the flight was delayed by over 75 minutes. The passengers were travellin...

Passengers forced to stay overnight inside plane at Indian airport

Passengers on a SpiceJet flight were forced to spend an entire night stuck in the airplane while it sat on the tarmac of an airport in Nagpur, India. According to the Times of India, SpiceJet Flight SG487 from Mumbai to Kolkata was forced to make an emergency landing Sunday night at Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar International Airport in Nagpur due to a technical issue. Unfortunately for passengers,...

SpiceJet posts highest ever quarterly net profit at INR. 238 crore

SpiceJet today reported a net profit of INR 238.40 crore for Q3 FY16, an improvement of INR 513.42 crore over the net loss of INR 275.03 crore for the same quarter last year. This is the highest quarterly net profit the airline has reported in its history. SpiceJet has reported an operational revenue of INR 1,459.95 crore in the quarter demonstrating a growt...