SpiceJet, the country’s favourite
carrier, today announced the launch of eight new non-stop international flights
from the country’s busiest metros of Mumbai and Delhi. The airline is the first
Indian LCC to connect Mumbai with Riyadh and Dhaka and Delhi with Dhaka and
Jeddah. Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, earmarks SpiceJet’s 10th
international destination and the fourth station in the Middle Eastern market.
The flights to Dhaka and Jeddah are effective from the last week of July while
the flight to Riyadh will commence on August 15, 2019.
SpiceJet will service Mumbai-Riyadh-Mumbai,Mumbai-Dhaka-Mumbai,
Delhi-Dhaka-Delhi and Delhi-Jeddah-Delhi with daily non-stop flights. The
airline will deploy its 168-seater Boeing 737-800 aircraft on all the routes.
Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet said, “We
are delighted to add Riyadh as our tenth international destination and add more
flights to Jeddah and Dhaka thus providing our passengers with multiple flight
options. SpiceJet is the only Indian budget airline to operate to Saudi Arabia
and our new flights to Riyadh and Jeddah should greatly benefit the thousands
of pilgrims traveling from India.”
SpiceJet is celebrating the
launch by announcing introductory all inclusive promotional fare starting at
INR 14227/- on Mumbai-Riyadh, INR 12263/- on Riyadh-Mumbai, INR 10677/- on Mumbai-Dhaka,
INR 10732/- on Dhaka-Mumbai, INR 9276/- on Delhi-Dhaka, INR 10432/- on Dhaka-Delhi,
INR 16290/- on Delhi-Jeddah and INR 15263/- on Jeddah-Delhi routes.
Riyadh, the capital and largest
city of Saudi Arabia, is also the Kingdom’s key business centre and financial
hub.City’s King Khalid International Airport is one of the largest airports in
the world serving over 26 million passengers every year. Besides Riyadh,
SpiceJet also operates flights to Jeddah, Dubai and Muscat in the gulf region.
The first Indian LCC to connect
Jeddah with Hyderabad and Kozhikode, the airline is all set to commence
operations on the Mumbai-Jeddah route from July 5, 2019.SpiceJet also connects
Dhaka and Kolkata with double daily flights.
With the new flights, passengers
from Riyadh, Dhaka and Jeddah will be able to easily travel to a host of other
cities both on SpiceJet’s domestic as well as international network via
multiple onward connections from Mumbai and Delhi.
Bookings are now open on www.spicejet.com, SpiceJet’s mobile app and through online travel portals and travel agents.
*All timings as per local standard times
About SpiceJet Ltd
SpiceJet is India’s favourite airline
that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet
operates 597 average daily flights to 62 destinations, including 53 domestic
and 9 international ones. The airline has a fleet of 76 Boeing 737, 31
Bombardier Q-400s and two B737 freighters. SpiceJet offers business class
seating – SpiceBiz – on key domestic routes. The majority of the airline’s
fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India.
airline also operates a dedicated air cargo service under the brand name
SpiceXpress offering safe, on-time, efficient and seamless cargo connectivity
across India and on international routes. SpiceJet is the first Indian airline
to offer end-to-end cargo services and the airline’s freighters fleet consists
of Boeing 737 aircraft.
standing as the country’s favourite airline has been further reinforced by the
multiple awards and recognitions which includes the US-India Strategic
Partnership Forum Leadership Award to Ajay Singh, , Global ‘Low-Cost Leadership
Award’ conferred to Mr Singh at the Airline Strategy Awards 2018 in London,
‘BML Munjal Awards 2018’ for ‘Business Excellence through Learning and
Development’, ‘Best Domestic Airline’ Award at Wings India 2018, ‘EY
Entrepreneur of the year 2017 for Business Transformation’ by Ernst &
Young, The CAPA Chairman’s Order of Merit for fastest turnaround in FY 2016,
‘Asia’s Greatest Brands – 2016’, ‘Global Asian of the Year Award’ &
‘Asia’s Greatest CFO 2016’ at the AsiaOne Awards held in Singapore,
‘World Travel Leaders Award’ at WTM London, ‘Best Check- in Initiative’ award
by Future Travel Experience global awards in Las Vegas, ‘Best Domestic Airline’
award at the 10th ASSOCHAM International Conference & Awards (Civil
Aviation & Tourism).