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Pilots suspended for improper landing at Mangalore Airport

Two SpiceJet pilots have been suspended today for an improper landing at Mangalore Airport which damaged three runway edge lights. The incident took place on October 31 last year when the private carrier’s Boeing 737 aircraft was returning from Dubai. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) suspended the licenses of the pilots for four-and-half […]

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Man damages helicopter, sits in-front of airplane before take-off

A 20-year-old youth entered the parking bay of the Raja Bhoj Airport in Bhopal on Sunday, sat down in front of a SpiceJet plane and damaged a private helicopter with stones. The incident took place in the evening when the man, suspected to be mentally unstable, damaged the chopper by pelting stones at it and […]

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Wheelchair bound Pragya Thakur denied desired seat, delays flight

BJP MP Pragya Thakur filed a complaint against private airline SpiceJet for allegedly denying the seat she had booked during a Delhi-Bhopal flight. SpiceJet, in its clarification, said Pragya Thakur was not allowed to sit on the pre-allotted seat as rules do not allow a “passenger on wheelchair” to be seated in the emergency row […]

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Pakistan misinterprets commercial flight with 120 passengers as Army plane

Last month Pakistani fighter jets intercepted a Kabul-bound Indian passenger plane for almost an hour over their airspace last month. The SpiceJet flight was mid-air when two Pakistani F-16 jets flanked the commercial plane and asked its pilot to lower its altitude and report to them with the flight details. The incident occurred on September […]