Tag: SpiceJet

Spicejet Boeing 737 Overruns Runway on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SYK performing flight SG-6237 from Jaipur to Mumbai (India), landed on Mumbai’s runway 27 at about 23:51L (18:21Z) in heavy rain but overran the end of the runway at about 80 knots over ground and came to a stop about 160 meters past the runway end with the nose gear […]

Spicejet Boeing 737 Bursts Tyre on Departure

Reading Time: 1 minute A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, registration VT-SLI performing flight SG-58 from Dubai (United Arab Emirates) to Jaipur (India) with 189 people on board, departed Dubai’s runway 30R but burst the inboard right main tyre. The aircraft continued to Jaipur, performed a low approach to Jaipur’s runway 27 about 2:55 hours after departure and landed safely on […]

Jet Airways Collapse Leaves a Gap within Indian Aviation Market

Reading Time: 2 minutes After Jet Airways, a major Indian international airline, announced about the suspension of its operations in April, 2019, the Indian aviation market has been given a little shake. Now the market need to adapt accordingly to fill in the gap on the international and domestic routes arena.  Indian aviation market is among the fastest growing […]

BOC Aviation Delivers 3 Boeing 737 NG to SpiceJet

Reading Time: 1 minute BOC Aviation, aircraft leasing company, announced that it has delivered three Boeing 737-800 NG planes to a major Indian airline, SpiceJet. Indian aviation is growing rapidly, thus, the airline which operates 569 average daily flights is “well-placed to capitalise on this trend”. Here the new aircraft powered by CFM56 engines will supplement the fleet of […]

Spicejet Boeing 737 Overruns Runway on Landing

Reading Time: 1 minute A Spicejet Boeing 737-800, performing flight SG-946 from Delhi to Shirdi (India) with 164 people on board, landed on Shirdi’s runway 09 but overran the end of the runway (runway length 2500 meters/8200 feet) and came to a stop with all gear on soft ground. There were no injuries, the damage to the aircraft is […]

Spicejet Boeing 737 MAX 8 Engine Shuts Down in Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute A Spicejet Boeing 737-8 MAX, performing flight from Hong Kong (China) to Delhi (India) with 140 people on board, engine shut down in flight. Aircraft was enroute at FL340 about 180nm east of Varanasi (India) when the left hand engine (LEAP 1B) shut down due to a restriction in the fuel flow. The crew drifted the […]

SpiceJet Takes Its First Boeing 737 MAX Airplane

Reading Time: 1 minute Boeing and SpiceJet celebrated the delivery of the carrier’s first 737 MAX 8. The airline plans to use the 737 MAX to expand and standardize its fleet, while leveraging the super-efficient jet to reduce fuel costs per airplane by $1.5 million a year. “We are excited to take delivery of our very first 737 MAX […]

Bombardier Delivers First 90-seat Q400 Aircraft to SpiceJet

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced the delivery of its first 90-seat Q400 aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to India’s SpiceJet Limited (“SpiceJet”) the launch operator for the extra-capacity, 90-seat aircraft. “We are excited to induct the 90-seat Q400 aircraft into our fleet,” said Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet. “The additional seats and performance […]

Spicejet Operates India’s First Bio-Fuel Flight

Reading Time: 1 minute Low cost carrier SpiceJet operated India’s first BioJet Fuel powered flight. The airline operated the flight with a Bombardier Q400 on the Dehradun – Delhi route. The fuel used is a blend of 75% traditional aviation turbine fuel (ATF) and 25% of BioJet fuel. The fuel is made by Jatropha crop and been developed by the […]

Bombardier’s 90-seat Q400 Gets Transport Canada Nod

Reading Time: 1 minute Bombardier Commercial Aircraft announced that its 90-passenger Q400 aircraft configuration has received its certification from Transport Canada, becoming the first in-production commercial turboprop in the world to reach that capacity. “With increasing growth in the number of passengers per departure in the turboprop market, we are excited to offer our customers a higher-capacity configuration and […]