NEW DELHI, Sept. 21 (Xinhua) -- India's civil aviation watchdog Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) Wednesday extended restrictions on the private airline SpiceJet to operate only 50 percent of departures until Oct. 29.
The decision was taken based on the review of the safety performance of SpiceJet.
The airline has been reporting a number of incidents relating to technical malfunction over the past few months.
In its interim order dated July 27, 2022, the DGCA restricted the number of departures of SpiceJet to 50 percent under the summer schedule for a period of eight weeks.
According to the DGCA, during the restriction period SpiceJet shall be subjected to "enhanced surveillance". ■