SpiceJet shares drop 6% after airline reports Rs 463-cr loss in September quarter

  • SpiceJet shares tumbled 5.94 percent to close at Rs 106.95 on the BSE

  • During the day, it plunged 6.94 percent to Rs 105.80

  • SpiceJet on Wednesday reported widening of net loss to Rs 462.58 crore in the September quarter as higher costs related to the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX planes and changes in accounting norms bogged down the no-frills carrie

New Delhi: Shares of SpiceJet on Thursday dropped 6 percent after the company reported widening of loss to Rs 462.6 crore in September ended quarter.

The scrip tumbled 5.94 percent to close at Rs 106.95 on the BSE. During the day, it plunged 6.94 percent to Rs 105.80.

 SpiceJet shares drop 6% after airline reports Rs 463-cr loss in September quarter

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About 8.99 lakh shares of the company were traded on the BSE during the day.

SpiceJet on Wednesday reported widening of net loss to Rs 462.58 crore in the September quarter as higher costs related to the grounding of Boeing 737 MAX planes and changes in accounting norms bogged down the no-frills carrier.

In a release, SpiceJet said the net loss of Rs 462.58 crore in the latest September quarter was mainly on account of inflated costs with respect to MAX grounding and a seasonally weak quarter.

It had a net loss of Rs 389.37 crore in 2018 September quarter.

However, the airline's total income jumped to Rs 3,073.50 crore in the second quarter of the current financial year from Rs 1,902.08 crore in the same period a year ago.

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Updated Date: Nov 14, 2019 16:55:23 IST