NEW DELHI: Low-cost air carrier SpiceJet on Tuesday said its shareholders have approved a proposal to raise funds worth up to Rs 5,000 crore.

SpiceJet to raise funds worth up to Rs 5,000 croreThe shareholders, at the company’s 31st Annual General Meeting held here on Monday, also approved the appointment of promoter Ajay Singh and his wife Shivani Singh as directors, the company said in a regulatory filing.
Besides, the shareholders have also given their nod to the appointment of R Sasiprabhu as an independent director of the company, it said.

Singh, earlier a co-founder of SpiceJet in 2005, took back its control after acquiring the entire 58.46 per cent stake of Kalanithi Maran and Kal Airways Pvt Ltd in February this year.

His holding in the company currently stands at 60.32 per cent.
Singh had said on Monday that the airline was looking to place order for new planes this fiscal.

“We will take the best decision in the interest of the company. We hope that we can do it in this financial year,” he had said after the AGM, while adding that the response to the request for proposal (RFP) for new aircraft was being evaluated.

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