Tuesday, March 28, 2017

SpiceJet Starts Twice Daily Delhi-Surat Flights

Amid strong growth in Indian aviation market, SpiceJet has started daily direct service from Delhi to Surat, Gujarat, and back to the national capital. SpiceJet launched the flight with a traditional flag-off and lamp lighting ceremony at Surat airport, the airline - which competes with the likes of Air India, IndiGo, Jet Airways and AirAsia India in the domestic market - said in a press release. The new flight between Delhi and Surat - also known as Gujarat's textile city - is in line with the emphasis being laid on "regional connectivity", SpiceJet added.
SpiceJet also said the new Delhi-Surat flight "is part of its enhanced summer schedule and will augment its connectivity in the domestic sector".
Minister of State for Civil Aviation Jayant Sinha inaugurated the flight. Among others, Mr Sinha was accompanied by the airline's chairman and managing director Ajay Singh, on board the Boeing 737-800 SpiceJet flight from Delhi to Surat.
"SpiceJet is proud to connect Surat, one of the fastest growing cities of the country with the national capital. Our twice daily flights will offer immense flexibility to the corporate and leisure travellers on the SpiceJet network," SpiceJet's Mr Singh said in a statement.
27/03/17 NDTV