New Delhi: SpiceJet said on Sunday that one of its pilots who did not fly any international flight in March has tested positive for the coronavirus.”One of our colleagues, a first officer with SpiceJet, has tested positive for COVID-19. The test report came on March 28. He did not operate any international flight in March 2020,” the airline’s spokesperson told PTI. Also Read - SpiceJet to Finalise Compensation Deal With Boeing by March-end

“The last domestic flight that he operated was on March 21 from Chennai to Delhi and since then he had quarantined himself at home,” he added. Also Read - Coronavirus Outbreak: SpiceJet to Suspend Delhi-Hong Kong Flights From February 16

As a precautionary measure, the spokesperson said, all crew and staff who had been in direct contact with him have been asked to self-quarantine by staying at home for the next 14 days. Also Read - 2 SpiceJet Pilots Suspended by DGCA For Damaging Runway Edge Lights of Mangaluru Airport