A collection of spot checks carried out by India’s aviation security regulator, the Directorate Basic of Civil Aviation (DGCA), on SpiceJet‘s plane fleet didn’t discover “any main vital discovering or security violation”, the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) knowledgeable Parliament on July 25.
This comes as a significant vindication for SpiceJet, which has flown with the best passenger load issue (occupancy) for the previous seven years. The civil aviation ministry additionally knowledgeable the Parliament that the crew of the SpiceJet flight that was diverted to Karachi on July 5 didn’t declare an emergency nor was there any gas leak within the plane as had been repeatedly said and emphasised by SpiceJet.
“A collection of spot checks have been carried out just lately on all working plane of M/s Spicejet from ninth July 2022 to thirteenth July 2022. A complete of 53 spot checks have been carried out on 48 plane which didn’t discover any main vital discovering or security violation,” the Aviation Ministry instructed Rajya Sabha in a reply to a query.
SpiceJet has additionally rectified the defects/malfunctions recognized in 10 planes by the DGCA and all these ten plane are again in operation. The rectification had been accomplished instantly after the DGCA remark.
The Ministry additional knowledgeable Parliament that DGCA had carried out the regulatory audit of three schedule airways together with SpiceJet as per the revealed Annual Surveillance Program (ASP) 2022.
In reply to a separate query on a flight diversion to Karachi, the ministry stated, “Cabin crew didn’t declare an emergency. Put up touchdown examine and inspection at Karachi didn’t reveal gas leak.”
“I’m comfortable that the findings of the assorted checks are carried out by the DGCA on our fleet have been made public by the federal government. SpiceJet has been working a secure airline for 17 years and it is a vindication of not solely our stand however the love and belief proven by our passengers who’ve made SpiceJet the nation’s hottest airline flying with the best hundreds for the previous seven years. I’m glad that these findings and evaluation are of none apart from the DGCA, India’s topmost aviation security company and regulator,” stated Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet.
SpiceJet, an IATA-IOSA licensed airline, additionally holds the excellence of getting flown with a PLF of greater than 90 per cent for a report 58 consecutive months.