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90 SpiceJet Pilots Banned from Flying the 737 MAX

DALLAS – India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) has declared that 90 LCC SpiceJet (SG) pilots are not allowed to operate the Boeing 737 MAX. The affected SG pilots will need to go through specific training in a simulator before flying the type again.

“For the moment, we have barred these pilots from flying Max and they have to retrain successfully for flying Max.”, explained Arun Kumar, the DGCA director. “Also, we will take strict action against those found responsible for the lapse”.

The decision should not impact the airline, however, as SG pilots can still fly the MAX predecessor, the read more ⇒

Source:: “Airways Magazine”

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