SpiceJet Pilot Tests Positive For COVID-19

New Delhi: A SpiceJet pilot who did not fly any international flight in March has tested positive for coronavirus, the airline said on Sunday.

“One of our colleagues, a first officer with SpiceJet, has tested positive for COVID-19. The test report came on March 28 (Saturday). He did not operate any international flight in March 2020,” PTI quoted an airline spokesperson as saying.

“The last domestic flight that he operated was on March 21 from Chennai to Delhi and since then he had quarantined himself at home,” the spokesperson added.

As a precautionary measure, all crew and staff who had been in direct contact with the pilot have been asked to self-quarantine by staying at home for the next 14 days, the spokesperson informed.

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