SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline and the largest regional player, today announced the launch of 30 new domestic flights including six new flights from Darbhanga in Bihar. The new flights will commence in a phased manner from 20th December, 2020.
Enhancing connectivity from Darbhanga, SpiceJet will launch flights connecting the city with Ahmedabad, Pune and Hyderabad. While the flights on Ahmedabad-Darbhanga-Ahmedabad will operate daily, flights on Pune-Darbhanga-Pune and Hyderabad-Darbhanga-Hyderabad will operate on all days except Saturdays.
SpiceJet had on November 8, 2020, launched daily direct flights connecting Darbhanga with Delhi, Mumbai and Bengaluru and is the first and only airline operating to the city. Darbhanga is the airline’s 13th UDAN destination.
In its bid to enhance connectivity between the metros and key non-metro cities, the airline has also launched new flights on Hyderabad-Vishakhapatnam-Hyderabad, Chennai-Shirdi-Chennai, Kolkata-Goa-Kolkata, Ahmedabad-Gwalior-Ahmedabad and Kolkata-Port Blair-Kolkata sectors.
SpiceJet will also augment its operations by adding second frequencies on the Hyderabad-Goa-Hyderabad, Bengaluru-Shirdi-Bengaluru, Chennai-Guwahati-Chennai, Mumbai-Goa-Mumbai, Ahmedabad-Goa-Ahmedabad and Mumbai-Kandla-Mumbai sectors besides Mumbai-Guwahati and Guwahati-Kolkata.
The airline will deploy a mix of its Boeing 737 and Bombardier Q400 aircraft on these routes.
Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Commercial Officer, SpiceJet said, “We are delighted to further expand our domestic operations and add 30 new flights on our network. After the successful launch of our Darbhanga flights, which have received a tremendous response, we have decided to further enhance connectivity to the city with new flights to Pune, Hyderabad and Ahmedabad. As the country’s largest regional operator, providing air connectivity to the smaller cities and towns has always been a top priority for SpiceJet and these new flights further reiterate our commitment towards enhancing regional connectivity. We will keep adding more flights and frequencies to enhance our domestic network and offer more possibilities of easy, safe and secure travel to your favourite destinations during the pandemic.”
Among the newly launched flights and frequencies, SpiceJet will operate daily flights between Hyderabad-Vishakhapatnam-Hyderabad, Hyderabad-Goa-Hyderabad, Mumbai-Goa-Mumbai, Ahmedabad-Goa-Ahmedabad sectors and Mumbai-Guwahati and Guwahati-Kolkata routes.
The airline will operate five flights a week between Kolkata-Goa-Kolkata, four flights a week between Bengaluru-Shirdi-Bengaluru and Chennai-Guwahati-Chennai, three flights a week between Mumbai-Kandla-Mumbai, Chennai-Shirdi-Chennai and Ahmedabad-Gwalior-Ahmedabad. Flights between Kolkata and Port Blair will be operational on Mondays and Wednesdays.
SpiceJet is celebrating the launch of new flights with all-inclusive one-way fares starting as low as INR 4190 on Ahmedabad-Darbhanga, INR 4139 on Darbhanga-Ahmedabad, INR 6014 on Pune-Darbhanga, INR 5609 on Darbhanga-Pune, INR 4194 on Hyderabad-Darbhanga and INR 3929 on Darbhanga-Hyderabad.
In addition, the airline has also announced an introductory promotional fare starting at INR 3146 on Hyderabad-Vishakhapatnam, INR 3175 on Vishakhapatnam-Hyderabad, INR 3420 on Chennai-Shirdi, INR 3457 on Shirdi-Chennai, INR 6651 on Kolkata-Goa, INR 5269 on Goa-Kolkata, INR 3511 on Ahmedabad-Gwalior, INR 3538 on Gwalior-Ahmedabad, INR 4551 on Kolkata-Port Blair and INR 3981 on Port Blair-Kolkata routes.
SpiceJet has also announced promotional fares on the additional frequencies, INR 3145 on Hyderabad-Goa, INR 3170 on Goa-Hyderabad, INR 3556 on Bengaluru-Shirdi, INR 3457 on Shirdi-Bengaluru, INR 5770 on Chennai-Guwahati, INR 6192 on Guwahati-Chennai, INR 2955 on Mumbai-Goa, INR 2644 on Goa-Mumbai, INR 3439 on Ahmedabad-Goa, INR 3694 on Goa-Ahmedabad, INR 5831 on Mumbai-Guwahati, INR 3692 on Guwahati-Kolkata, INR 4247 on Mumbai-Kandla and INR 4139 on Kandla-Mumbai routes.