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SpiceJet hires 500 employees mostly pilots, cabin crew-ground staff from Jet Airways

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New Delhi: Low-cost carrier SpiceJet has hired as many as 500 pilots, cabin crew, technical and other ground staff in recent weeks with most of them coming from now-grounded Jet Airways.

 

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“As we expand and grow, we are giving first preference to those who have recently lost their jobs due to the unfortunate closure of Jet Airways. We have already provided jobs to more than 100 pilots, more than 200 cabin crew and more than 200 technical and airport staff,” said Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet.

 

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He added that SpiceJet will induct a large number of planes soon.

 

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The airline on Thursday said it would induct as many as 27 planes in a record time of less than two weeks. The low-cost carrier is the second biggest carrier by domestic market share of 13.7 per cent (as on Feberuary, 2019).

 

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It has a fleet of 48 Boeing 737s, 27 Bombardier Q-400s and one B737 freighter.

The Gurgaon-based carrier has fast captured the traffic by aggressively expanding its fleet. Following the fall of rival Jet Airways, it has bagged most of the grounded carrier’s unused slots.

 

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“SpiceJet has got 24 slots compared to 20 of IndiGo,” an airline industry source said.

 

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Lizard in Haldiram now glass pieces found at Burger King outlet

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Pune: A complaint by a customer alleging a glass pieces being found in a burger at a Burger King outlet here last week is being investigated, a police official said on Monday.

“We have registered a complaint by the customer last Saturday (May 18) against Burger King. We are awaiting medical reports from the hospital before taking further steps,” investigating officer Inspector Deepak Lagad, of the Deccan Gymkhana Police Station, told media persons.

 

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Complainant, Sajit Pathan, 31, an autorickshaw driver, had gone for a lunch with his friends at the outlet at the FC Road on last Wednesday. He ordered burgers, fries and soft drinks for all his friends, but when he took a bite of his burger, suddenly choked, complained of pain in his throat and spat out blood.

His friends, suspecting something may have stuck in his throat, checked Pathan’s burger and allegedly found some broken glass pieces in it.

They rushed him to a nearby hospital and then to Sahyadri Hospital and paid Rs 15,000 for his immediate treatment, but were advised to return the following day.

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The next day, they against spent more than double the amount but the doctors assured that the glass pieces would naturally exit his body through excretion.

Contacted for a response, a manager at the Burger King outlet, who identified himself as Siddharth, denied any knowledge of the incident, saying that he was on leave at that time.

 

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According to Lagad, the victim’s condition is now fine and he is moving around normally, but the investigations would continue in the matter.

A first information report invoking various sections of the Indian Penal Code, including Section 337 (causing hurt by act endangering life or personal safety of others) based on the victim’s complaint and his medical reports have been registered, he said, adding that police have scanned the CCTV footage when the alleged incident took place, but prima facie, there was no evidence of glass pieces in the burger.

 

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