SpiceJet commences its inaugural flight between Kathmandu-Bagdogra-Kolkata.

SpiceJet commences its inaugural flight between Kathmandu-Bagdogra-Kolkata.

Aug. 15, 2014, 5:45 p.m. Published in Magazine Issue: Vol: 08 No. -5 August. 15- 2014 (Sharawan 30, 2071

SpiceJet inaugurated its  flight connecting Kathmandu-Bagdogra-Kolkata. SpiceJet customers traveling from capital city of Nepal will now have the opportunity to experience the beauty of City of Joy and the hill station from the district of Darjeeling at a promotional offer of just NPR 199. This flight will operate three times a week -- on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

This is SpiceJet's second service from Kathmandu enhancing its operations from the Tribhuvan International Airport.  The airline already flies on Kathmandu-Delhi route. In the last three months SpiceJet has flown close to 46700 customers on the Delhi-Kathmandu route and 5260 customers have already booked the flights on the Kolkata-Bagdogra-Kathmandu connection. This connection will further give impetus to not only facilitate tourism, but also for the growth of trade between the two neighboring nations

According to  a press release issued by Spicejet, the airline is the first Indian airline to operate on Kathmandu-Bagdogra route. This new weekly Kathmandu flight is in addition to the 11 weekly direct flights SpiceJet already operates on Delhi-Kathmandu route.

“We are extremely pleased with the response received for our Kathmandu-Bagdogra-Kolkata connection. This direct service will provide our customers flying from either regions much more convenience in terms of connectivity and reach,” said  Kaneswaran Avili, Chief Commercial Officer, SpiceJet Ltd.     

SpiceJet has deployed Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft on both these routes. Booking can be made on www.spicejet.com or through online travel portals and agents. Customers traveling by SpiceJet can also pre-book their meals to avoid last minute disappointments.

SpiceJet is India’s second largest low fare airline. The airline currently operates more than 331 daily flights to 47 destinations, which includes 40 Indian and 7 international cities.

SpiceJet connects its network using next generation fleet of 32 Boeing 737-800 and 6 Boeing 737-900ER aircrafts, along with 15 Bombardier Q-400 aircraft that are focused on Tier II and Tier III cities.

With confidence gained from being one of the top airlines in India in terms of on-time performance, SpiceJet recently launched its “On Time Guarantee” (OTG) program that assures passengers that if a flight is delayed for any reason that are within the control of the airline, then flyers will be automatically compensated with discount vouchers for their next travel.

 

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