SpiceJet intends to hire up to 2000 staff of the now-defunct Jet Airways as part of its expansion plans. SpiceJet has taken about 22 planes of Jet Airways and is focused on narrow body fleet.
SpiceJet has already taken about 1,000 people from Jet Airways such as pilots, cabin crew, airport services employees, security, etc. The number is likely to go up to 2,000 soon.
At the moment, SpiceJet has around 14,000 staff with a fleet of 100 planes. It is the fourth airline in India to have 100 aircraft.
Currently, SpiceJet operates Boeing 737s, Bombardier Q-400s, and B737 freighters. The airline operates around 575 daily flights to 62 destinations which also includes nine international airports.