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ICAO finds SpiceJet’s operations, safety processes 'strong' SpiceJet
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ICAO finds SpiceJet’s operations, safety processes 'strong'

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 05 Dec 2022, 03:09 pm

New Delhi/UNI: SpiceJet on Monday said that the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) has found the operations, safety processes and systems of the budget carrier 'strong' in its audit.

"On 14 November, 2022, the ICAO Auditing Committee visited the SpiceJet Head Office, from where all SpiceJet flights are controlled, and the SpiceJet flight dispatch offices at Delhi Airport.

"They audited and reviewed the various flight critical functions and operational areas such as flight planning, weather assessment, route planning, aircraft serviceability, operations to critical airports, pilot rostering systems, cabin safety procedures etc," an official company statement said.

SpiceJet was the only scheduled Indian airline part of the audit conducted by ICAO under Universal Safety Oversight Audit Programme (USOAP) Continuous Monitoring Approach, the statement said.

Chairman and MD at SpiceJet Ajay Singh said, “The ICAO audit is the benchmark of safety.This audit is a testament to the highest standard of safety followed by SpiceJet."

Till recently, SpiceJet was under the scanner of Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) due to spate of incidents.