SpiceJet, India’s favourite airline, today announced the introduction of a daily direct flight on Kozhikode-Jeddah-Kozhikode sector effective April 20, 2019, thus strengthening its network to the pilgrim city. SpiceJet is the first Indian budget airline to offer connectivity between Kozhikode and Jeddah. Jeddah is SpiceJet’s ninth international destination.
SpiceJet’s flight SG 792 will depart from Kozhikode at 5.35 am (all local times) and arrive in Jeddah at 8.35 am on the same day. The return flight SG 793 will depart at 9.45 am and reach Kozhikode at 6.05 pm. The airline will deploy its state-of-the-art, 189 – seater Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on the sector. Passengers flying from Jeddah can also easily travel to a host of other cities on SpiceJet’s domestic network via multiple onward connections from Kozhikode.
Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Sales & Revenue Officer – SpiceJet, said, “We are delighted to announce the launch of our new flight connecting Kozikhode with Jeddah right after announcing direct flight connecting the key pilgrim destination to Hyderabad. We are very sure that the new flight will benefit thousands travelling between the two cities for pilgrimage, business or leisure.”
Celebrating the launch, SpiceJet has announced a special fare of INR 13399 (all-inclusive) for Kozhikode – Jeddah and INR 12199 (all inclusive) for Jeddah – Kozhikode.
Jeddah, Saudi Arabia’s commercial capital, owing to its close proximity to the pilgrim destinations of Mecca and Medina, acts as one of the main transit points for thousands of Hajj pilgrims and tourists across the globe. The city is also the second international destination to be connected from Kozhikode with direct flights.
Bookings are now open on www.spicejet.com, SpiceJet’s mobile app and through online travel portals and travel agents.