SpiceJet announces the addition of Trichy to its network

Connects Chennai with Vizag, Mangalore, Kochi & Goa using Q400 aircarft.

New Delhi, September 30, 2011 :

SpiceJet Limited, India’s most preferred budget airline, today announced the launch of Trichy, the 30th domestic destination on their network. Chennai is also being announced as the second base for SpiceJet’s Q400 aircraft and the 6th and the 7th Q-400 aircraft will be positioned here and will aim to add connectivity from Chennai in the 2nd phase of their Q-400 operations.

The carrier today opened the bookings for Chennai – Trichy – Chennai, Chennai – Vizag – Chennai, Chennai – Mangalore – Chennai, Chennai – Kochi – Chennai & Chennai - Goa – Chennai on it’s newly acquired state-of-the-art Q400 aircraft..For more details on schedule and fares please log on to www.spicejet.com.

SpiceJet Limited has been fast expanding its domestic footprint with the brand new fleet of the latest Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft from Bombardier. SpiceJet’s fleet expansion, with addition of the Q400 aircraft, aims to enhance air connectivity to Tier-II and Tier-III towns.

In the first phase of Q-400 operations, the airline connected Hyderabad to 12 popular Tier II and Tier III destinations - Aurangabad, Bhopal, Goa, Indore, Madurai, Mangalore, Nagpur, Pune, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Trivandrum and Vijayawada.

The Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft can accommodate 78 passengers and is widely accepted as the best short-haul plane globally. SpiceJet had placed an order for 30 such aircraft and have already taken delivery of the first 5 aircraft during early-September. The delivery of the next two aircraft is expected by end-October

Tickets can be booked through http://www.spicejet.com or Toll Free Reservation at +91 987 180 3333 OR +91 965 400 3333 and through Travel Agents.

Schedules:

Origin Destination Frequency Flight No. Departure Arrival Starting Fares from
Chennai Trichy Daily SG 3163 21:20 22:15 9th-Nov-11 Rs 999
Trichy Chennai Daily SG 3162 22:35 23:35 9th-Nov-11 Rs 999
Chennai Vizag Daily SG 3273 17:25 19:00 9th-Nov-11 Rs 2185
Vizag Chennai Daily SG 3274 19:20 20:50 9th-Nov-11 Rs 2335
Chennai Vizag Daily SG 3271 07:45 09:25 9th-Nov-11 Rs 2185
Vizag Chennai Daily SG 3272 09:45 11:20 9th-Nov-11 Rs 2335
Chennai Mangalore Daily SG 3231 13:25 15:00 9th-Nov-11 Rs 1499
Mangalore Chennai Daily SG 3232 15:30 17:05 9th-Nov-11 Rs 1499
Chennai Goa Daily SG 3223 14:00 15:50 11th-Nov-11 Rs 1999
Goa Chennai Daily SG 3226 16:10 18:20 11th-Nov-11 Rs 1999
Chennai Kochi Daily SG 3241 06:05 07:20 11th-Nov-11 Rs 2285
Kochi Chennai Daily SG 3242 07:50 09:10 11th-Nov-11 Rs 2327
Chennai Kochi Daily SG 3243 18:40 19:55 11th-Nov-11 Rs 2285
Kochi Chennai Daily SG 3244 20:20 21:40 11th-Nov-11 Rs 2327
About SpiceJet Ltd.:

SpiceJet (www.spicejet.com) is India's most preferred airline, with more than 14% market share, delivering the lowest air fares with the highest consumer value. We operate 202 flights daily to 21 Indian cities viz. Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bangalore, Bagdogra, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Guwahati, Goa, Hyderabad, Jammu, Jaipur, Kochi, Kolkata, Madurai, Mumbai, Nagpur, Pune, Srinagar, Varanasi and Visakhapatnam and two international destinations, Kathmandu and Colombo. SpiceJet's new generation fleet of 30 Boeing 737-800 / 737-900ER aircraft are backed by cutting edge technology and infrastructure to ensure the highest standards in safety and operating efficiency.


SpiceJet has newly acquired Bombardier Q400 aircraft for enhancing connectivity to Tier II and Tier III cities. On this aircraft SpiceJet now connects Hyderabad to 12 new cities - Aurangabad, Bhopal, Goa, Indore, Madurai, Mangalore, Nagpur, Pune, Rajahmundry, Tirupati, Trivandrum and Vijayawada.

SpiceJet is the winner of:-
  • Smart Travel Asia’s Top 5 Best Budget Airlines in Asia (Aug 2010) and in Top 10 list for 2 consecutive years (Aug 2008 & Sept 2009, Hong Kong)
  • Outlook Traveler’s Best Low Cost Airline (Feb 2008 & Feb 2010)
  • Award for Best Website at 'World Low Cost Airlines Asia Pacific Conference' (January 2010 & January 2011, Singapore)
  • India’s best low-fare airline in a survey conducted by MaRs on behalf of Hindustan Times (December 2009)
  • World Travel Market Award for multi-channel approach in distribution (November 2009, London)
  • National Award (ICWAI) for excellence in Cost Management (March 2009)
  • CIO 100 Award for IT efforts for customer satisfaction and business growth (2007, 2008, 2009 & 2011)
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