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Footage of Spicejet flight crew celebration dance for Holi goes viral in India

Footage of flight crew from Spicejet performing a Holi dance for passengers has become a social media hit in India.

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Spicejet Holi video goes viral. Image by Jane Mejdahl / CC BY-SA 2.0

Passengers joined the crew dancing in the aisles with coloured scarves to celebrate the festival of colours before the flight took off. Previous mid-air celebrations by Spicejet crew in 2014 drew the ire of India’s Directorate General of Civil Aviation, leading to the suspension of two pilots, so this year’s celebrations were a ground-based affair.

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