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SpiceJet Launches Direct Services from Kochi to Dubai
Spice Jet, the low cost airline, on Monday launched its second international flight from Kochi connecting Dubai.
SpiceJet is offering a daily direct flight from Kochi to Dubai and an inaugural low ticket fares of [rupee] 4,999 ( one way fare inclusive of all taxes ). At present, SpiceJet operates direct daily flights to Dubai from Delhi and Mumbai. The airline would also launch a flight to Dubai from Ahmedabad later this month, Spicejet CEO Neil Mills told reporters here.
SpiceJet has been working on new destinations in the domestic market and international routes as it has set its sights on expanding coverage in phases on a regular basis. The airline has already announced it will launch Delhi-Riyadh and Delhi- Guangzhou flights from coming month, he said.
With these new routes, the total number of international destinations on SpiceJet network would increase to six. At present SpiceJet flies to Kathmandu ( Nepal ), Colombo ( Sri Lanka ), Kabul ( Afghanistan ), Dubai ( UAE ) and Male ( Maldives ).
SpiceJet has a 19.1 per cent share in the Indian domestic market. The airline currently operates more than 300 daily flights to 38 Indian cities, besides five international destinations Dubai, Colombo, Kabul, Kathmandu and Male.