Introduces daily direct flights on Jalandhar-Jaipur sector under UDAN
· Launches flights on the Mumbai-Leh, Leh-Srinagar and Srinagar-Mumbai sectors for the first time on its network
· New flights effective March 29, 2020
GURUGRAM, February 26, 2020: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite carrier, today announced the launch of 11 new flights scheduled to commence operations from 29th March, 2020. The airline, which is already the largest operator under UDAN, will further strengthen its regional network with the launch of two new flights on the Jalandhar-Jaipur-Jalandhar route under the regional connectivity scheme.
With the commencement of this new route, the airline will now operate a total of 54 flights connecting 12 cities under the regional connectivity scheme. This is the highest number of flights being operated by any Indian airline under RCS.
SpiceJet will also introduce non-stop flights on the Mumbai-Leh, Leh-Srinagar and Srinagar-Mumbai routes for the first time on its network. Passengers travelling between Leh and Mumbai will be flying via Srinagar. The airline will also enhance its operations with additional frequencies on Mumbai-Rajkot (2nd frequency), Delhi-Dharamshala (3rd frequency) and Bengaluru-Vijayawada (5th frequency) sectors. SpiceJet had recently announced the launch of 20 new domestic flights starting operations from 29th March, 2020.
All the new flights introduced will be operational daily except the flight on the Bengaluru-Vijayawada-Bengaluru route which will operate on all days except Wednesday. The airline will deploy a mix of its Boeing 737 and Bombardier Q400 aircraft on all these routes.
Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Commercial Officer, SpiceJet said, “Providing air connectivity to the smaller towns and cities of India has always been a top priority for SpiceJet. As the country’s largest regional operator, we have been consistently adding new flights and sectors under UDAN and with the latest addition SpiceJet will operate 54 daily flights under regional connectivity scheme. We hope our new flights to Leh, Srinagar and Dharmashala will help cater to the increased demand from leisure as well as business travellers.”
SpiceJet is celebrating the launch by announcing introductory all-inclusive starting fares of INR 3324 on Jalandhar-Jaipur, INR 3641 on Jaipur-Jalandhar, INR 6199 on Mumbai-Leh, INR 2897 on Leh-Srinagar, INR 4865 on Srinagar-Mumbai and INR 6116 on Leh-Mumbai sectors.