SpiceJet Resumes Flights After Fuel Dispute

Indian low cost carrier (LCC) SpiceJet has resumed flights today (December 17) following dozens of cancellations yesterday after fuel companies refused to refuel its aircraft in a row over payment.

Indian low cost carrier (LCC) SpiceJet has resumed flights today (December 17) following dozens of cancellations yesterday after fuel companies refused to refuel its aircraft in a row over payment.

Flights resumed from 4pm local time after the government asked airport operators and fuel suppliers to give SpiceJet more time to pay its bills.

Sanjiv Kapoor, the Indian airline’s chief operating officer, confirmed it owes fuel suppliers INR140 million ($2.2m). 

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