SpiceJet, the budget airline, has gone into a settlement agreement with airplane lessor Goshawk Aviation Limited and its affliated leasing entities, in particular Wilmington Trust SP Services (Dublin) Limited, Sabarmati Aviation Leasing Limited, and Falgu Aviation Leasing Limited connected with two Boeing 737 MAX airplane and one Boeing 737-800 NG airplane.
SpiceJet on Tuesday said that the settlement will permit the entry into service of two more fuel-efficient 737 MAX airplane into the SpiceJet fleet. .
“The parties have agreed to settle all their disputes under and related to the aircraft lease agreements for three aircraft. The agreement, the terms of which are confidential, ends all litigation proceedings between the parties. All proceedings, including before the UK Court and Execution Proceedings before the Delhi High Court will be withdrawn accordingly,” said a Spice Jet spokesperson.
Goshawk Aviation Limited is one of the primary lessor of MAX airplane of SpiceJet. The settlement with Goshawk follows SpiceJet’s effective settlements with De Havilland Aircraft of Canada Limited, Credit Suisse, Boeing, CDB Aviation, BOC Aviation and Avolon.
Prior to this, SpiceJet had gone into a full and last settlement, fully supported by the Airports Authority of India (AAI) and has gotten all outstanding principal dues of the airport operator. With this, SpiceJet will never again stay on ‘cash and carry’ at AAI run air airport terminals the nation and will revert to advance payment mechanism for daily flight operations.
SpiceJet’s homegrown organization covers the length and expansiveness of the country with the aircraft working to 51 homegrown objections. Trailblazer of the territorial network plot, SpiceJet is the country’s biggest local player interfacing the remotest pieces of the nation via air.
The carrier’s emphasis on giving non-stop flight network to provincial centers not just guarantees better network, it likewise significantly affects the travel industry and financial action in the locale. SpiceJet has added different UDAN objections to the country’s flying guide including Pakyong, Jharsuguda, Kandla, Darbhanga, Kanpur, Ajmer (Kishangarh), among others.
(inputs from IANS)