SpiceJet to launch flight services in Chennai-Mangaluru sector
Budget carrier SpiceJet recently said it will connect Chennai to Mangaluru starting this June. Apart from this, the carrier also plans to enhance frequencies on some of its existing routes in south India.
Services on the Hyderabad-Rajahmundry are being enhanced with an additional evening flight from May 25, while Chennai-Kozhikode and Bengaluru-Kozhikode would have an additional evening flight and Chennai-Hyderabad a third flight, starting June 16, the airline said.
The 10 new flights and additional frequencies are aimed at strengthening the airline’s southern India network. It will be operated with the regional Bombardier Q-400 regional jets, SpiceJet said in a release.
“SpiceJet is on the path of a major fleet expansion which means new routes and destinations for our customers. We have introduced evening flights on key sectors which will operate in addition to the existing morning flights and help business travellers conveniently plan same day trips,” said Shilpa Bhatia, chief sales and revenue officer, SpiceJet.
The carrier currently operates 412 average daily flights to 55 destinations, including 48 domestic and seven international ones, with a fleet of 37 Boeing 737NG and 22 Bombardier Q-400s.