SpiceJet flags-off direct flight to Dubai from Amritsar
NOV 17, 2015: SpiceJet launched its direct flight services to Dubai from the historic city of Amritsar with traditional flag-off and lamp-lighting ceremonies at Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport.
In line with the aviation tradition to mark key milestones, SpiceJet’s Boeing 737NG aircraft deployed in this route was greeted with a grand water cannon salute on its arrival from Dubai.
While talking with select media on this occasion GP Gupta, chief administrative officer & accountable manager, SpiceJet said, “Dubai features amongst our most prominent destinations within our international network. This route has always witnessed enhanced demand and the launch of this flight will provide holidaymakers and business travellers alike with more travel options coupled with our superior service quality levels. We are also the only private Indian carrier to directly connect Amritsar to any international destination.”
Venkateswara Rao, Airport director, said, “We are extremely happy that SpiceJet has launched their international flight from Sri Guru Ram Das Jee International Airport. Dubai has always been one of the preferred tourism hot spots for travellers from Amritsar with every year seeing an increased number of passengers flying to the city for holidays and business purposes. This launch, much to the cheer of the travellers, will give a fillip to air-connectivity from the city. We also commit to lend full support to SpiceJet.”