Thursday, September 27, 2018

Airlines Announce New Flights As Competition Gains Momentum

Amid high competition, airlines are looking at ways to increase customer base by offering discount on flight tickets and announcing new flight services. SpiceJet, IndiGo and Jet Airways recently introduced new flights on different routes. SpiceJet on Thursday announced a daily non-stop flight between Delhi and Hong Kong starting from November 22. IndiGo announced Allahabad as its 60th destination and Kuala Lumpur as its twelfth international destination. Jet Airways introduced a direct service between Mumbai and Manchester from November 5, 2018.
According to a data from aviation regulator DGCA (Directorate General of Civil Aviation), domestic airlines carried 800.40 lakh passengers in January-July 2018, as against 657.21 lakh in the corresponding period a year ago, marking an annual increase of nearly 22 per cent.
27/09/18 NDTV