Wednesday , 17 August 2022

Spicy aircraft names — A list of SpiceJet’s Boeing 737 fleet

New Delhi based SpiceJet has a practice of naming it’s Boeing 737 aircraft after the various spices. Below is a list of the ship registrations along with their names. It appears VT-SPE is one of the only aircraft with no name given.

Spicejet Boeing 737-800 VT-SPL "Cardamom"
Spicejet Boeing 737-800 VT-SPL “Cardamom”

Boeing 737-800
VT-SPD Chilli
VT-SPE no name
VT-SPF Coriander
VT-SPH Saffron
VT-SPJ Mint
VT-SPK Fennel
VT-SPL Cardamom
VT-SPM Pepper
VT-SPO Dill
VT-SPP Rosemary
VT-SPQ Basil
VT-SPR Thyme
VT-SPS Mustard
VT-SPW Cinnamon
VT-SGE Tamarind

Spicejet Boeing 737-900 VT-SGD “Sesame”

737-900ER
VT-SPT Clove
VT-SPU Anise
VT-SGB Oregano
VT-SGC Fenugreek
VT-SGD Sesame

For more information on the aircraft visit the PlaneSpotters database.

SpiceJet is due to induct another 11 Boeing 737-800 aircraft over the next three years. Please suggest some more spice names via a comment.

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About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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One comment

  1. I have seen one more named Celery which one is not included in the list. The list may be updated.