Bombardier Q400 News
SpiceJet posts record profit of Rs 262 cr in June quarter, Jet Airways downfall provides boost
Shares in SpiceJet and InterGlobe Aviation-owned IndiGo have soared 55% and 31% respectively this year, as the companies raced to fill in prime airport slots vacated by Jet Airways.
Hired about 1,000 Jet Airways employees; will add 40 more planes in next few weeks, says SpiceJet CMD Ajay Singh
The SpiceJet chief said he is happy to to reduce inconvenience to flyers and provide jobs to the Jet Airways employees, the report said.
SpiceJet operates India's first biofuel-powered test flight from Dehradun to Delhi
SpiceJet's biofuel flight comes at a time when the airline industry is grappling with spiralling fuel prices that are impacting their profitability. However, use of biofuel for regular flights would take some time.
SpiceJet takes delivery of another Airbus plane on wet lease basis
SpiceJet, which has been operating for more than 10 years, has been mainly using Boeing's narrow body B737s and Canadian Bombardier Q400.
Spicejet plans to induct Airbus aircraft in coming months
The Gurgaon-based carrier, currently has a fleet of 35 aircraft with 20 of them Boeing 737s and rest Bombardier Q400s.
SpiceJet to wet lease three Boeing 737 aircraft
The no-frills carrier, which is on a revival path under the ownership of Ajay Singh, would be wet leasing the three aircraft for a period of three months.