Bombardier Delivers First 90-seat Q400 Aircraft to SpiceJet

Bombardier Commercial Aircraft today announced the delivery of its first 90-seat Q400 aircraft. The aircraft was handed over to India’s SpiceJet Limited, the launch operator for the extra-capacity, 90-seat aircraft. The aircraft is to be registered VT-SQA and starts its multi stop journey to India today. The airline currently operates 78 seater Q400. The airline … Continue reading Bombardier Delivers First 90-seat Q400 Aircraft to SpiceJet

2016 ends on a high note for Indian Aviation

Airlines in India ended a dream 2016 carrying 99.88 million passengers, falling just short of the 100 million passenger mark. Two airlines stood out in the entire year, Spicejet which kept their load factors above 90% for the entire year and IndiGo which went from strength to strength despite the issues with A320neo. The airline … Continue reading 2016 ends on a high note for Indian Aviation

The Q Story – Looking at the network of Q400s of Spicejet and its short history

One December day in 2010, Spicejet (SG) announced that they have concluded a deal with Bombardier from Canada to purchase 15 Q400 turboprops with options for 15 more. This came as a big surprise for the entire aviation fraternity in India. Nobody expected this nor predicted it.  Very few LCCs in the world operate a … Continue reading The Q Story – Looking at the network of Q400s of Spicejet and its short history