India’s aviation regulator, DGCA, has banned 90 SpiceJet pilots operating Boeing 737 Max plane after being found not properly trained.
“At the moment, these pilots have banned us from using the Max plane and they have to retrain successfully for Arun Kumar, head of the Directorate General of Civil Aviation, said: in Declaration.
he is also He said the regulator would take “strict measures.” against these found responsible for “Pilots will have to undergo training again and in in an appropriate manner, on Max simulator.
Boeing 737 Max aircraft have been grounded in India by the DG of Civil Aviation or DGCA on March 13, 2019, three days after the date crash of An Ethiopian Airlines 737 Max plane near Addis Ababa, killing 157 peopleincluding four Indians.
the ban on The planes have been lifted in August last year After the conviction of the DGCA with Essential for the US-based aircraft manufacturer Boeing software Corrections in The Plane.
Proper pilot training on emulator was also Among the conditions of DGCA for remove ban on Max planes after a while of 27 months.
A SpiceJet spokesperson confirmed today that the DGCA has placed restrictions on 90 pilots of The airline of Flying Max planes.
“SpiceJet has 650 pilots trained on Boeing 737 Max aircraft. The Directorate General of Civil Aviation had a note on Follow the training file for 90 pilots, thus as per the advice of DGCA, SpiceJet Banned 90 Pilots From operating Max planes, until these pilots undergo retraining to their satisfaction of DGC. These pilots continue remain available for “Another Boeing 737,” the spokesman said.
This limitation does not affect operations of Max planes at all. SpiceJet currentlyIt operates 11 Max aircraft and approximately 144 pilots required to operate these aircraft.
Out of 650 trained pilots on Max, 560 contact remain available which is a lot more Manal current The spokesman said.
SpiceJet is the only Indian airline to own the Max aircraft in its fleet.
Akasa Air new Airline backed by ace Investor Jhunjhunwala and aviation veterans were Aditya Ghosh and Vinay Dube in November last year signed a deal with Boeing to purchase 72 aircraft max. Akasa Air doesn’t have anything of These planes so far.
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