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Civil aviation regulator extends restrictions, SpiceJet to function 50 per cent flights until Oct 29

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Civil aviation regulator extends restrictions, SpiceJet to operate 50 per cent flights till Oct 29

By Express News Service

NEW DELHI: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has prolonged restrictions on SpiceJet to function solely 50 per cent of exits until October 29.

“Based on the evaluation of the security efficiency of SpiceJet we’ve prolonged the restriction on departures of SpiceJet by 50 cent for one more eight weeks,’’ the DGCA mentioned.

The evaluation has indicated that there’s an considerable discount within the variety of security incidents.

“However, as a matter of ample warning , the competent authority has determined that the restriction as imposed within the order dated 27.07.2022 shall proceed to be in drive until the tip of the summer season schedule i.e, 29.10.2022, in accordance with the powers conferred beneath Rule 19A of the Aircraft Rules, 1937,” a DGCA assertion mentioned.

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Earlier this month, a SpiceJet flight that took off for Maharashtra’s Nashik from the Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport returned halfway to town resulting from an ‘autopilot’ snag.

“Any increase in the number of departure beyond 50 per cent of the total number of departures approved under the Summer Schedule shall be subject to the airline demonstrating to the satisfaction of the DGCA that it has sufficient technical support and financial resource to safely and efficiently undertake such enhanced capacity,” DGCA added.

NEW DELHI: The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has prolonged restrictions on SpiceJet to function solely 50 per cent of exits until October 29.

“Based on the evaluation of the security efficiency of SpiceJet we’ve prolonged the restriction on departures of SpiceJet by 50 cent for one more eight weeks,’’ the DGCA mentioned.

The evaluation has indicated that there’s an considerable discount within the variety of security incidents.

“However, as a matter of ample warning , the competent authority has determined that the restriction as imposed within the order dated 27.07.2022 shall proceed to be in drive until the tip of the summer season schedule i.e, 29.10.2022, in accordance with the powers conferred beneath Rule 19A of the Aircraft Rules, 1937,” a DGCA assertion mentioned.

ALSO READ | SpiceJet asks 80 pilots to go on three-month depart with out pay

Earlier this month, a SpiceJet flight that took off for Maharashtra’s Nashik from the Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport returned halfway to town resulting from an ‘autopilot’ snag.

“Any increase in the number of departure beyond 50 per cent of the total number of departures approved under the Summer Schedule shall be subject to the airline demonstrating to the satisfaction of the DGCA that it has sufficient technical support and financial resource to safely and efficiently undertake such enhanced capacity,” DGCA added.