News / SpiceJet hires 500 pilots with most from now-grounded Jet

The New Indian Express : Apr 20, 2019, 09:38 AM
SpiceJet has hired as many as 500 pilots, cabin crew, technical and other ground staff in recent weeks, most of them coming from the now grounded Jet Airways. The airline had said it will induct as many as 27 planes in a record time of less than two weeks. The low-cost carrier is the second biggest carrier by domestic market share of 13.7 per cent. It has a fleet of 48 Boeing 737s, 27 Bombardier Q-400s freighter.