Thursday, November 09, 2017

SpiceJet announces 20 new flights

Chennai: SpiceJet has announced introduction of 20 new flights, including an additional frequency on the Chennai-Goa route and new flights from Bengaluru to Bagdogra and a daily flight from Ahmedabad to Bangkok, from December. The new flights are expected to boost leisure and business travel in the holiday season.
The airline will also introduce daily non-stop flights on Jaipur-Jodhpur, Surat-Jodhpur, Ahmedabad-Varanasi and Bengaluru-Bagdogra sectors while additional frequencies will be on Bengaluru-Ahmedabad, Bengaluru- Kolkata, Chennai-Goa and Surat-Goa sectors and a seasonal nonstop flight on the Delhi-Port Blair route from December 10 to February 9.
The airline would launch a new daily direct flight on the Ahmedabad-Bengaluru route from December 1, connecting the financial capital of Gujarat with other domestic and international destinations, said a press release.
The new flights introduced on the Goa-Chennai, Surat-Goa, Jaipur-Jodhpur and Jodhpur-Surat routes will be operational on all days from December 7.
The airline will be deploying its Q400 aircraft on these routes. However, on the Delhi-Port Blair seasonal route, SpiceJet will be deploying its Boeing aircraft.
Shilpa Bhatia, chief sales & revenue officer, SpiceJet, said, "Adding new flights, new frequencies, scaling up operations and enhancing our overall network will remain a constant endeavour for us as we eye new growth markets."
09/11/17 V Ayyappan/Times of India