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Ordered To Halve Flights For Safety, SpiceJet Claims Won’t Affect Operations
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Ordered To Halve Flights For Safety, SpiceJet Claims Won’t Affect Operations

Following an exceptionally high number of safety issues involving the airline, the aviation regulator today ordered low-cost carrier SpiceJet to operate only 50% of its flights for eight weeks. During the slow travel season, SpiceJet claimed that this would not affect its flights and that no flights will be canceled. "For continued sustenance of safe and reliable air transport service, the number of departures of SpiceJet is restricted to 50% of the number of departures approved... for eight weeks," stated the Director General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) in an order. "Given findings of various spot checks, inspections, and the reply to the show cause notice submitted by SpiceJet." The airline would be under "increased observation" by the DGCA for these eight weeks. This could be the ha...