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SpiceJet to add six more Boeing 737s
Total number of Boeing & Q400 inductions now stands at 27
Applies to DGCA for import NOC

GURUGRAM, April 18, 2019:SpiceJet, the country’s favourite carrier, will induct six more Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft on dry lease. These six aircraft are in addition to the 16 B737s and 5 Q400s that the airline will soon induct. The total number of planes to be inducted in the immediate future now stands at 27.

The airline has applied to the Directorate General of Civil Aviation for a No Objection Certificate (NOC) to import the planes. Subject to regulatory approvals the aircraft would begin joining SpiceJet’s fleet in the next ten days.

Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet said, “We are taking all possible proactive measures to deal with the sudden reduction of aviation capacity in the Indian market. SpiceJet continues to work closely with the government and regulatory authorities to help minimise passenger inconvenience. We will induct as many as 27 planes in a record time of less than two weeks and are hopeful that these inductions will help considerably ease the pressure situation.”