Dash 8-400 production comes to a halt

The De Havilland Canada Dash 8-400 (formerly the Bombardier Q400) will see an indefinite suspension in production. In a press release, the company said “Given that prevailing industry circumstances have hindered the ability to confirm new aircraft sales, De Havilland Canada will not produce new Dash 8-400 aircraft at its Downsview site beyond currently confirmed … Continue reading Dash 8-400 production comes to a halt

Spicejet increases focus on Jaipur, to launch flights to Udaipur, Amritsar, Dehradun

Spicejet - the country’s second largest airline by domestic market share is increasing flights from one of its focus cities - Jaipur. The airline will add more monopoly routes in its network, inline with what it has been doing in recent past. The airline will return to the Delhi - Jaipur segment where it will … Continue reading Spicejet increases focus on Jaipur, to launch flights to Udaipur, Amritsar, Dehradun

Spicejet joins the bandwagon of global airlines to convert passenger aircraft into freighters

Indian low cost carrier Spicejet joined the bandwagon of global airlines which converted passenger aircraft into freighters as airlines find ways to sustain the current times and dip in passenger demand due to COVID19. Spicejet operates a fully owned subsidiary named SpiceXpress which operates a fleet to five B737 series aircraft – a mix of … Continue reading Spicejet joins the bandwagon of global airlines to convert passenger aircraft into freighters

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