Currently, SpiceJet has 13 737 MAX grounded which has led to mass cancellations of flights. SpiceJet will take 16 Jet Airways 737NG aircraft on short lease to help them tide them over the groundings.
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A few Jet Airways slots are redistributed in light of the current situation. Vistara and AirAsia have added a few flights out of Mumbai, so has SpiceJet.
In spite of their denials, many Indian airlines, such as IndiGo and SpiceJet continue to aspire to fly to London. Here is how their plans look in the summer of 2019 schedule. Will it take off is another ball game altogether.
Dubai International airport (DXB) will refurbish the runway in April/May 2019. Some flights are cancelled while some have shifted to Dubai World Central (DWC).
Jet Airways has more than 60 aircraft grounded to non-payment of the lease. Lessors are now offering many of these Boeing 737NG aircraft which are grounded to SpiceJet, because they have over a dozen MAX aircraft on the ground too. .
In clear contravention of the directions given by the Indian aviation regulator, SpiceJet continued to fly the planes in normal commercial service till much after. Regulator changed the guidance later to accommodate this.
SpiceJet is charting a huge international growth plan with the induction of new aircraft. To widen its sales and distribution reach, SpiceJet has signed up with Amadeus as its first GDS partner.
With yesterday’s crash of another 737 MAX 8, airlines and regulators have started to ground their 737 MAX fleets. China, Ethiopian and Cayman Airways started the trend. Will DGCA and/or SpiceJet follow?
Airbus has put a business case for the A330neo in front of IndiGo and SpiceJet. Both airlines have intentions of starting long-haul international flights.
SpiceJet seems to be the only Indian airline which is working towards launching wifi on board at the moment. They are currently in the process of getting regulatory approvals for launching their service at the moment.
IndiGo has filed to launch flights on Delhi – London Gatwick route in 2019. A new development indicates SpiceJet may be planning to expand to London from two Indian cities in 2019.