SpiceJet, Vistara, Jet Airways shoot off letter to Jayant Sinha over safety concerns, misreporting of data
In a letter dated March 28, to the Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha, SpiceJet, Vistara and Jet Airways alleged that the "number of technical snags being reported by various airlines is inaccurate". SpiceJet, Vistara and Jet Airways letter said. "We request you to get this matter investigated by the DGCA so that accurate information may be made available to the Parliament of India and the travelling public," the letter added.
Airlines safety: The development comes after Jayant Sinha in a reply to a question informed the Rajya Sabha that airlines in India had reported a total of 24,791 defects or snags in 2017. Image source: Reuters