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SpiceJet flags-off direct flight from Dubai to Hyderabad & Jaipur
Inaugural direct flight from Jaipur to Dubai receives grand welcome on arrival
First private airline to operate a direct flight on Dubai – Jaipur – Dubai route
With the launch of these flights, SpiceJet will be serving Dubai direct from ten Indian cities

Dubai, 16 February, 2016: SpiceJet, India’s favourite budget airline, today launched two new direct flight services from Dubai connecting Jaipur and Hyderabad. With this launch, SpiceJet becomes the first private airline to operate a direct flight on Dubai – Jaipur – Dubai route.

The flag-off to Hyderabad was initiated with a traditional lighting of the lamp followed by a ribbon cutting ceremony by Mr. Vipin Narula - Vice Consul, Consulate General of India, Dubai, UAE, Mr. Manas Ranjan Pattanaik - Regional Director, India Tourism, Middle East & Africa & Mr Vinay Nambiar, Country Head for SpiceJet.

Among other distinguished dignitaries who graced the occasion with their presence as Guests of Honor were, Mr. I.R.V Rao - Assistant Director, India Tourism, UAE and many senior officials from Dubai Airports Authority, Mr Kishore Babu & Mr Srikanth from Telugu Community of UAE and top travel agents from UAE were also present for the event.

The ceremony finally came to a conclusion at 1:30 PM with Mr. Vipin Narula - Vice Consul, Consulate General of India, Dubai, flagging-off the flight bound for Hyderabad.

In line with the aviation tradition to mark key milestones, SpiceJet’s Boeing 737NG aircraft deployed in the Jaipur - Dubai route was greeted with a grand water cannon salute by Dubai Airport Authority on its arrival. Cake cutting ceremony soon followed in celebration of the inaugural flight.

Commemorating the flight launch, Ms Shilpa Bhatia, Sr. VP, Commercial, SpiceJet, said, Dubai is a key market for us in the Middle East and with the launch of these new connections we are aiming to connect more of tier 2 and 3 cities in addition to the major metros. We are confident that these new flights will provide our customers with better and more convenient travel options. With the induction of Jaipur and Hyderabad we will now be operating 10 flights a day to Dubai”

SpiceJet will operate daily flights between Dubai and Hyderabad and flights in the Dubai and Jaipur route will be operated on all days except Mondays and Saturdays. Dubai is one of SpiceJet’s six international destinations – Dubai, Bangkok, Colombo, Kabul, Male (Maldives), and Muscat.

With the launch of these flights, SpiceJet will be serving Dubai direct from ten Indian cities: Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Kochi, Madurai, Amritsar, Kozhikode, Jaipur and Hyderabad with connections from dozens of more cities including Kolkata, Chennai, and Bengaluru.

About SpiceJet Ltd:

SpiceJet is India’s #2 budget airline that has made flying more affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet operates 293 daily flights to 40 destinations, including 34 domestic and 6 international ones.

SpiceJet connects its network with a fleet of 26 Boeing 737NG and 2 Airbus A320 family aircraft along with 14 Bombardier Q-400s. The majority of SpiceJet’s fleet offers SpiceMAX, the most spacious economy class seating in India and perhaps the world, as an additional fee option.


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