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DGCA orders SpiceJet to continue operating at 50% capacity till Oct 29

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The Delhi-bound SpiceJet airplane following its emergency landing after it caught fire mid-air, at Jai Prakash Narayan Airport, in Patna (Photo: PTI)
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Press Trust of India Mumbai
Aviation safety regulator DGCA has extended the cap on SpiceJet flights by a little over one month as a matter of "abundant caution", according to an official order on Wednesday.

The Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) had on July 27 ordered SpiceJet to operate a maximum of 50 per cent of its flights, which were approved in the summer schedule for a period of eight weeks owing to a series of incidents involving its flights.

"...the review has indicated that there is an appreciable reduction in the number of safety incidents. However, as a matter of abundant caution, the

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First Published: Sep 21 2022 | 4:09 PM IST

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