Indian carrier SpiceJet to launch new international routes from Mumbai
April 15, 2019: SpiceJet has announced its decision to operate non-stop flights to Hong Kong, Jeddah, Dubai, Colombo, Dhaka, Riyadh, Bangkok and Kathmandu from the financial capital city of India, Mumbai.
The new flights that will enhance international and domestic connectivity from the city, will commence from May-end.
SpiceJet already connects Mumbai with a non-stop flight to Dubai and recently announced a new daily direct flight to Bangkok. The airline aims to enhance its operations between Mumbai and Dubai with two additional frequencies.
The airline will be deploying its Boeing 737 NG aircraft on the new routes.
SpiceJet had last week announced six new domestic flights connecting Mumbai with Kolkata, Chennai and Varanasi.
While SpiceJet's international flight to Bangkok will start from May 17, 2019, the domestic flights are effective April 18, 2019.
Riyadh and Kathmandu are two upcoming international destinations of SpiceJet while the airline already operates flights to Colombo from Chennai and Madurai, Dhaka from Kolkata, Dubai from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Kochi, Kozhikode, Mangalore, Amritsar, Jaipur and Madurai, Hong Kong from Delhi and Jeddah from Hyderabad besides an upcoming flight from Kozhikode.
With the launch of the new flights passengers travelling to India from Jeddah, Colombo, Dhaka, Dubai, Dubai, Riyadh, Hong Kong and Kathmandu will be able to easily travel to a host of other cities both on SpiceJet's domestic as well as international network via Mumbai.
Ajay Singh, chairman and managing director, SpiceJet said: 'SpiceJet will be the only Indian budget carrier operating on a majority of routes that we have announced today thus providing leisure and business travellers with more options to choose from.'