SpiceJet To Start Delhi-Jodhpur Service, Makes Kolkata Its Third Hub
From October to December, the low cost carrier is also going to start seven new flights from Kolkata and making it as its third hub apart from Delhi and Hyderabad
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India’s second largest budget airline, SpiceJet, under its winter schedule will start its direct flight on Delhi – Jodhpur sector from 30 October, making it as its third destination in the state. It already operates daily flights to Jaipur and Udaipur in Rajasthan from Delhi.
From October to December, the low cost carrier is also going to start seven new flights from Kolkata and making it as its third hub apart from Delhi and Hyderabad.
The chairman and managing director of SpiceJet, Ajay Singh, on Monday said that the airline is scheduled to start its Bangladesh operations to Dhaka and Chittagong in December from Kolkata.
“The airline will increase its network by 40 per cent from October, with flights from Kolkata, Silchar, Aizwal, Guwahati and Vizag. From December the city (Kolkata) will be connected to international destinations,” he said.
“Regional connectivity has always played an important role in strengthening our network strategy. In our endeavour to continuously reach out to underserved destinations we are excited to initiate our services to Jodhpur. The new flight will present passengers with more travel options especially during the peak season,” said Shilpa Bhatia, senior vice-president, Commercial, SpiceJet.
Jodhpur is a popular tourist destination also known as Suncity sees a lot of tourist influx especially starting from the festive season. With introduction of this flight Jodhpur will be connected with Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Mumbai and Kolkata.