January: India budget carrier SpiceJet has expanded its operations further by announcing the launch of 21 new domestic and international flights. The airline said that the bookings for the new routes are now open. According to the updates, SpiceJet will operate 2 weekly flights on the route Mumbai-Ras Al-Khaimah. They will also increase frequency on the Delhi-Ras Al-Khaimah route to 4 weekly flights.
Other than this, 4 new flights have been introduced to run connecting Jharsuguda with Mumbai and Bengaluru and this will commence from 12th of January. As noted by the digital daily, SpiceJet is the first and only airline to connect to this route aiming to connect metro cities with non-metro ones. Offering additional capacity, the airline said in a statement that they will operate Boeing 737 instead of Bombardier Q400 on the Delhi-Jharsuguda route.
The promotional fares on both routes of Delhi-Jharsuguda-Delhi are drafted as low as Rs. 4,193. The airline has also expanded the seating capacity as they upgraded the aircraft type. The airline will operate four flights a week respectively on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday on the routes of Mumbai-Jharsuguda-Mumbai and Bengaluru-Jharsuguda-Bengaluru. Few routes will operate six days a week, those are- Hyderabad- Vijayawada-Hyderabad and Hyderabad-Tirupati-Hyderabad.
Here is the ticket fare:
INR 2455 on Bengaluru-Belagavi,
INR 2251 on Belagavi-Bengaluru,
INR 3443 on Mumbai-Porbandar,
INR 3335 on Porbandar-Mumbai,
INR 3954 on Delhi-Kolkata,
INR 3145 on Hyderabad-Vishakhapatnam,
INR 3174 on Vishakhapatnam-Hyderabad,
INR 2621 on Hyderabad-Tirupati,
INR 2407 on Tirupati-Hyderabad,
INR 2621 on Hyderabad-Vijayawada,
INR 2407 on Vijayawada-Hyderabad,
INR 5600 on Kolkata-Kochi,
INR 6046 on Kochi-Delhi,
INR 4247 on Mumbai-Jharsuguda,
INR 4320 on Jharsuguda–Bengaluru,
INR 4470 on Bengaluru-Jharsuguda and
INR 4139 on Jharsuguda-Mumbai.