SpiceJet will launch Guwahati-Dhaka flight under the International Air Connectivity Scheme (IACS) from 1 July. In addition, the airline has launched 14 direct flights connecting metros and non-metros on its domestic network. All flights on the domestic network will commence operations from 20 June 2019.
SpiceJet has also announced the launch of new flights on Bengaluru-Gwalior-Bengaluru and Kolkata-Gwalior-Kolkata sectors. The airline will also introduce daily flights on the Bengaluru-Belagavi-Bengaluru route under the UDAN scheme. The airline will add additional frequencies on the Kolkata-Dibrugarh-Kolkata (second frequency), Guwahati-Dibrugarh-Guwahati (second frequency) and two additional frequencies on Bengaluru-Mangaluru-Bengaluru sector (total five flights now).
“International air travel will now become affordable and convenient for more Indians”
All the new flights will be operational daily, except the flights on the Bengaluru-Mangalore-Bengaluru sector which will be operational on all days of the week except Mondays and Wednesdays. The flight on the Bengaluru-Gwalior-Bengaluru sector will be operational on all days of the week except Tuesdays whereas the flight on the Bengaluru-Belagavi-Bengaluru sector will be operational on all days of the week except Wednesdays.
According to Shilpa Bhatia, chief sales and revenue officer at SpiceJet, “With the launch of our first flight under the International Air Connectivity Scheme, international air travel will now become affordable and convenient for more Indians.” Deploying its Bombardier Q400 aircraft on these routes, SpiceJet aims to further strengthen its network between metros and non-metros, she added.