SpiceJet launches Guwahati-Dhaka-Guwahati IACS flight

Bangladesh Live News | @banglalivenews | 03 Jun 2019

Guwahati, June 3: SpiceJet, an Indian private carrier, on Monday announced the launch of Guwahati-Dhaka-Guwahati flight under the International Air Connectivity Scheme (IACS). The IACS flight marks a new milestone in the airline’s growth journey. 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 20th June, 2019 while the international flight is effective 1st July, 2019.


SpiceJet also announced the launch of new UDAN flights on Bengaluru-Gwalior-Bengaluru and Kolkata-Gwalior-Kolkata sectors. The airline will also introduce new daily flights on the Bengaluru-Belagavi-Bengaluru route.


The airline will add additional frequencies on the Kolkata-Dibrugarh-Kolkata (2nd frequency), Guwahati-Dibrugarh-Guwahati (2nd frequency) and two additional frequencies on Bengaluru-Mangaluru-Bengaluru sector (total five flights now).


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 Monday and Wednesday. The flight on the Bengaluru-Gwalior-Bengaluru sector will be operational on all days of the week except Tuesday whereas the flight on the Bengaluru-Belagavi-Bengaluru sector will be operational on all days of the week except Wednesday.


Deploying its Bombardier Q400 aircraft on these routes, SpiceJet aims to further strengthen its network between metros and non-metros.


Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Sales and Revenue Officer, SpiceJet said: “SpiceJet, India’s largest regional operator is delighted to launch its first flight under the International Air Connectivity Scheme, which will make international air travel much more affordable and convenient for more and more Indians.”


SpiceJet currently operates 43 daily flights connecting 22 cities under UDAN on the Hyderabad –Kishangarh – Hyderabad, Belgavi – Hyderabad- Belgavi, Gwalior- Jammu- Gwalior, Hyderabad- Gwalior – Hyderabad, Ahmedabad-Udaipur-Ahmedabad, Kishangarh-Ahmedabad-Kishangarh, Lakhimpur-Guwahati-Lakhimpur, Jaipur-Amritsar-Jaipur, Delhi-Jharsuguda-Delhi, Hyderabad-Jharsuguda-Hyderabad, Kolkata-Jharsuguda-Kolkata, Bhopal-Udaipur-Bhopal, Delhi-Kishangarh-Delhi, Kolkata-Pakyong-Kolkata, Mumbai-Porbandar, Mumbai-Kandla-Mumbai, Hyderabad-Puducherry-Hyderabad, Jaipur-Jaisalmer-Jaipur, Delhi-Adampur-Delhi, Ahmedabad-Jaisalmer-Ahmedabad, Surat-Jaisalmer-Surat and Delhi-Kanpur-Delhi.


This is the highest number of flights being operated by any Indian airline under the regional connectivity scheme.

Passengers travelling from non-metros like Mangaluru, Gwalior, Dibrugarh, Guwahati among others will be able to easily travel to a host of other cities both on SpiceJet’s domestic as well as international network via multiple onward connections from key metros.

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