Indian airline SpiceJet has welcomed the return of its leased 787-800, registered as VT-SLM, which was seized by creditors in Dubai on 30 November 2023 following an unscheduled diversion. The aircraft had been operating a commercial flight from Ahmedabad to Dubai International Airport when it was diverted to the nearby Al Maktoum Airport and subsequently grounded. This was necessitated by ruling from the Dubai International Finance Centre Court (DIFC), which issued a freezing order in relation to certain engines (leased from FTAI) installed on the aircraft. In a DIFC court hearing on 7 December, the Order was discharged in favour

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