The airline was underneath the scanner since June 22, 2023, simply over a month. Whereas it could not be underneath the regulatory scanner, SpiceJet urgently requires vital fund infusion.
“In view of observations made prior to now regarding insufficient upkeep and in view of the incidents throughout monsoon final yr, SpiceJet was positioned underneath enhanced surveillance by DGCA. Accordingly, 51 spot checks have been carried out throughout 11 places pan India, on the Boeing 737 and Bombardier DHC Q-400 fleet of plane, the place in a complete 23 plane have been inspected and 95 observations have been made by the DGCA groups,” mentioned a senior DGCA official.
“The findings have been of routine nature and weren’t thought of vital by DGCA. Appropriate upkeep motion was taken by the airline to deal with the findings in accordance with DGCA pointers. As a consequence, Spicejet has been taken off the improved surveillance regime by DGCA,” the official added.