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SpiceJet partners with GHASL to set up warehousing, distribution and trading facility

Gurgaon-based India’s air carrier SpiceJet recently announced its partnership with GMR Hyderabad Aviation SEZ Limited (GHASL) for setting up a warehousing, distribution and trading facility. GAHSL is a fully-owned subsidiary of GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd (GHIAL). The facility is to be set up in the airport operator’s aerospace and industrial park. This pact is expected to improve the ..

SpiceJet launches freighter services to assist shrimp farmers

Leading Indian aircraft carrier SpiceJet launched freighter services from Chennai and Vishakhapatnam to Surat and Kolkata, to assist the transportation of shrimp seeds. The air cargo arm of SpiceJet called SpiceXpress, will use the Boeing 737 freighter with a 21-tonne carrying capacity will be used in the transportation. This is the first such effort in ..

Update : Stuck Aircraft being cleared from Mumbai Airport

A Spicejet Boeing 777 which had been stuck in the mud at the Mumbai Aiport is been removed at priority basis. The aircraft has veered off the main runway and had gotten stuck in the grass. Why this matters? The Mumbai Aiport has only one main runway. The stuck airport has blocked the main runway ..

SpiceJet hires 500 Jet Airways employees

The Gurugram-based no-frills airline SpiceJet has already hired over 500 employees, including 100 pilots, of the grounded carrier Jet Airways and it is open to induct more as it adds more aircraft and routes in the times ahead. SpiceJet has already announced an induction of 27 more planes -22 Boeing 737s and 5 turboprop Bombardier ..

Spicejet becomes the first Indian low cost airline to join IATA

India’s domestic airline Spicejet, has become the first Indian low cost airline to join the elite group of Airlines, IATA (International Air Transport Association). The IATA membership will assist the Gurugram (Haryana ) based airline to work on its ambitious expansion plans while signing agreements of mutual interests with the other members of the IATA. ..

SpiceJet becomes first Indian low-cost airline to join IATA

SpiceJet has become the first Indian low-cost carrier to get the membership of global airlines’ grouping International Air Transport Association (IATA). The membership also allows SpiceJet to explore and grow its collaborations with international member airlines of IATA through interlining and code shares. This will enable SpiceJet to seamlessly expand the network options for its ..

Kempegowda International Airport is set to become first in Asia to use face recognition as boarding pass for passengers

The Kempegowda International Airport (KIA) in Bengaluru is set to become the first airport in Asia to use face recognition as the boarding procedure for passengers to board flights and move across different sections of the airport. For this, the agreement was signed between Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL) & Portuguese software firm ‘Vision-Box’ in ..

India’s first-ever test flight powered by biojet fuel successfully conducted

Budget passenger carrier SpiceJet has successfully conducted India’s first-ever test flight powered by biojet fuel between Dehradun and Delhi on August 27, 2018. The 43 minute flight was operated by the airline’s Bombardier Q-400 aircraft with total 25 on onboard, including crew. The flight was powered with a blend of 75% Air Turbine Fuel (ATF) ..