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SpiceJet increases network capacity and flight frequencies
Announces additional frequencies for Delhi – Kabul sector

Gurgaon, 5 January, 2016: SpiceJet, India’s favourite budget airline, has increased frequencies in existing sectors and upgraded seat capacity on various routes across its domestic and international network to service additional demand from growing markets.

SpiceJet will operate a renewed winter schedule adding 10 new daily frequencies on its domestic network encompassing some very popular routes such as Chennai-Kochi (fourth direct flight added), Bangalore-Vijayawada (second direct flight added) Kochi-Chennai (fourth direct flight added) and Hyderabad-Vijayawada (second direct flight added) among others.

On its international network, the airline will be reinforcing its frequencies on the Delhi-Kabul route by increasing its operations from three days a week to five days a week. The enhanced flight schedule for this route would be effective from 08 February, 2016.

The airline has also increased seating capacity on select domestic routes by undertaking aircraft upgradation from Bombardier Q400 which has a seating capacity of 78 seats to Boeing 737 which can accommodate 186 passengers. This upgradation would be operational for 6 days a week on routes such as Delhi-Varanasi and Delhi-Dehradun among others.

Shilpa Bhatia, Sr. VP, Commercial, SpiceJet, said, “We are always looking at ways to improve our network capacity so that we can continue to offer the best possible services to our customers while providing them with more flexibility. Our current enhanced schedule comes in time to add considerable depth to our existing network, thereby helping us better serve the increased demand in growing markets.”

*See below for complete list of new connections now open for sale

Complete list of new connections opened:

New Direct Flights
Eff. Dates Flight No. Origin Destination Departure Frequency Days of Operation
26Dec'15 SG 9251 Hyderabad Chennai 7:00 3rd Direct Flight Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
26Dec'15 SG 9253 Hyderabad Chennai 17:55 4th Direct Flight Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
26Dec'15 SG 9252 Chennai Hyderabad 14:50 3rd Direct Flight Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
26Dec'15 SG 9254 Chennai Hyderabad 19:35 4th Direct Flight Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
26Dec'15 SG 9259 Chennai Kochi 9:05 4th Direct Flight Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
26Dec'15 SG 9258 Kochi Chennai 12:30 4th Direct Flight Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
01Jan'16 SG 3309 Bengaluru Vijayawada 18:30 2nd Direct Flight Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
01Jan'16 SG 3310 Vijayawada Bengaluru 20:05 2nd Direct Flight Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
02Jan'16 SG 1007 Hyderabad Vijayawada 16:45 2nd Direct Flight Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
02Jan'16 SG 1008 Vijayawada Hyderabad 18:05 2nd Direct Flight Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri, Sat & Sun
Operations Increased from 3 Days to 5 Days a week
Eff. Dates Flight No. Origin Destination Departure Current Days of Operation Operations Increased
08Feb'16 SG 21 Delhi Kabul 8:15 Tue, Wed & Sat Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, & Sat
08Feb'16 SG 22 Kabul Delhi 10:50 Tue, Wed & Sat Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, & Sat

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 25 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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