The aircraft was removed from the runway and parked in an isolated spot for the search, the sources said. Flight operations at the airport were suspended following the incident.
SpiceJet Flight 56, which departed from Dubai at 4.05 am, arrived today morning at 8.51 am in Amritsar. Media reports say that the Air Traffic Control was alerted after a bag was found unattended by the SpiceJet flight crew.SpiceJet first launched direct flights to Dubai in October 2015. The flight carrier connects Dubai to eight cities, including connecting flights from a dozen more cities.
It was launched amid much fanfare, with the introductory offer of Rs 4,999 for a one-way ticket between Kozhikode- Dubai and Amritsar–Dubai.