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SpiceJet operations grounded over jet fuel dues

SpiceJet operations grounded over jet fuel dues

The oil marketing companies (OMCs) have refused to provide fuel to the budget carrier as it has been placed under cash-and-carry mode, said sources.

Flights of budget carrier SpiceJet were grounded on Wednesday as the oil marketing companies  (OMCs) refused to provide jet fuel to the company due to non-payment of dues.

According to sources at the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, the OMCs have refused to provide fuel to the budget carrier as it has been placed under cash-and-carry mode.

The airline did not divulge the position of its operations even after being contacted several times by IANS.