SpiceJet to launch 20 new domestic flights by next month

Private airline carrier SpiceJet has announced that “It is launching 20 new flights on its domestic routes, including some services under the government’s regional connectivity scheme ‘Udan’ by next month.”

In a statement, the carrier said, “The new flights will start operating from 29 March, on routes of Patna-Amritsar, Varanasi and Guwahati.”

“Apart from this route, it will also launch the flights on Hyderabad-Managaluru, Bengaluru-Jabalpur, and Mumbai-Aurangabad, under the Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS) for the first time on its carrier,” it added.

Speaking on the update, Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Commercial Officer at SpiceJet, said, “We are excited to announce the launch of 20 new domestic flights.”

“As our focus remains firmly on connecting the unconnected parts of the country besides enhancing connectivity between metros and no-metros,” she added.

Continuing with the statement, the carrier said, “The new services will fly daily and will be operated by a mix of Boeing 737-800 and Bombardier Q400 aircraft.”

“The carrier will also enhance its operations with additional frequencies on the Mumbai-Bagdogra, and Mumbai-Chennai routes with additional second and fifth flights. The routes of Hyderabad-Mangaluru and Guwahati-Delhi sectors that would have additional flights by summer,” the statement added.