21 March 2019 Current Affairs:
Budget carrier SpiceJet has joined global airlines' grouping International Air Transport Association (IATA), becoming the first Indian low-cost carrier to get the membership.
The membership would help SpiceJet, which has ambitious expansion plans, to have codeshares and agreements with other carriers.
IATA has over 290 airlines as members. Other Indian members of the IATA include Air India, Jet Airways and Vistara.