Spicejet ups its game, signs code share with Emirates

Indian low-cost carrier Spicejet announced the signing of an Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal code share agreement. While Emirates intends to leverage domestic connections of Spicejet from the cities where Emirates flies to in India, the airline also intends to codeshare to 6 destinations which are not services by Emirates but … Continue reading Spicejet ups its game, signs code share with Emirates

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IndiGo gets a step closer to UK foray, Spicejet may join in too

Indian low cost carriers (LCCs) IndiGo and Spicejet have gone a step ahead in their plans of starting flights to the United Kingdom. This comes in the backdrop of the collapse of Icelandic LCC WOW Air. IndiGo has plans of going to London Stansted! Initial reports based on the court filing by Delta against JetBlue … Continue reading IndiGo gets a step closer to UK foray, Spicejet may join in too

Not just diamonds, passengers will also go international from Surat

Surat – the ninth largest city by population in India is all set to get international connectivity. The first flight will begin in wee hours of Tuesday with Air India Express connecting the diamond and textile town to Sharjah. The services begin on 16th February 2019. Air India Express flight IX-171 on Surat-Sharjah sector will … Continue reading Not just diamonds, passengers will also go international from Surat

Spicejet opens reservations to Jeddah – its 9th International destination

Low cost carrier Spicejet has launched flights to Jeddah – which will be the airlines first destination in Saudi Arabia and ninth International destinations and will connect Hyderabad to Jeddah. The flights would operate Daily at below timings and will be effective 25th March 2019. SG33 HYD0710 – 1105JED SG34 JED1205 – 2025HYD Jeddah is … Continue reading Spicejet opens reservations to Jeddah – its 9th International destination

Three Indian LCCs in top 15 worldwide by aircraft on order

The Blue Swan Daily published an analysis of top 20 LCCs (Low cost carriers) worldwide by aircraft on order. Lion Air tops the list with 444 aircraft on order, comprising of 415 narrow body, 8 wide body and 21 turbo prop aircraft. However, Lion Air orders are across the group companies which comprise of Lion … Continue reading Three Indian LCCs in top 15 worldwide by aircraft on order

Bhopal! The latest battle ground for the LCCs

Spicejet today announced the launch of its 50th destination – Bhopal. This comes within days of IndiGo announcing Bhopal as its 65th destination. IndiGo will start Bhopal with a single flight to Hyderabad, and the city will be one of the handful of stations which see a single flight a day. Spicejet on the other … Continue reading Bhopal! The latest battle ground for the LCCs

The secret of SpiceJet’s consistently high occupancy rates

This article was first published on CNBCTV18 Over the past few quarters, Spicejet has also consistently declared the higher RASK (revenue per available seat kilometer) and higher average fares than competitor IndiGo, India’s biggest airline. The future of successful airline operations will depend on the ability to keep costs as low as possible, fares as … Continue reading The secret of SpiceJet’s consistently high occupancy rates

King Chilli to help Spicejet launch Hong Kong flights

Indian low cost carrier (LCC) Spicejet has opened reservations for flights to Hong Kong from Delhi. The flights are open for sale effective 22nd of November 2018 and operate as per below timings. SG 31 DEL 2245 – 0640+1 HKG SG 32 HKG 0740 – 1050 DEL The airline had attempted a Blue Oceans strategy … Continue reading King Chilli to help Spicejet launch Hong Kong flights