India okays first trial for e-commerce drone delivery

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet said it has received regulatory approval to test drones to deliver e-commerce parcels, medical, pharma and other essential supplies. “Post trials and approvals, SpiceXpress, the dedicated cargo arm of SpiceJet, plans to use drones to provide for a quicker, faster and a cost-effective delivery,” low-cost carrier said. A SpiceXpress-led consortium had submitted […]

SpiceJet reassures flyers about COVID safety onboard

SpiceJet today made a formal announcement of the restarting of its domestic flying operations and reassured its customers about their safety inside the aircraft in view of the Coronavirus pandemic. The company resumed operations after a gap of exactly two months due to the Coronavirus lockdown. Flights are being operated on sectors such as Delhi-Bengaluru, […]

SpiceJet down 20%, Ajay Singh reassures investors

Ajay Singh, the entrepreneur who founded and currently heads budget airline SpiceJet, reassured investors and other stakeholders after his company’s stock fell 20% today as part of a broader market correction. Shares of SpiceJet were down Rs 12.05 at Rs 48.30 at close on the National Stock Exchange today. Shares of rival and market leader […]

SpiceJet offers Kerala-Male return tickets at Rs 12.5k

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet announced four new daily flights connecting Kerala capital Thiruvananthapuram with Male and Chennai, and announced promotional fares on the routes. Under the promotional scheme, the 12:30 PM Thiruvananthapuram-Male flight is priced at Rs 5,539 and the return flight, starting at 2:45 PM, is priced at Rs 7,091. Similarly, the flight to Chennai, […]

SpiceJet announces sale on tickets to Bangkok, Mali, Dubai

SpiceJet, India’s most aggressive low-cost airline, has announced cheap tickets for international flights from Aug 30 to Mar 31. The all-inclusive one-way fares include Rs. 3999 for popular destinations such as Colombo from Chennai and Dhaka from Kolkata and Guwahati. Tickets from Kochi to Male are available for Rs 4299, Bangkok-Kolkata for Rs 4699, Dubai-Mumbai […]

Vistara, Air Asia lead losses in FY19; Vistara loses Rs 1.33/km

Air India Express, the no frills airline that is part of the Air India family, was the only one to make money in the financial year gone by, while others lost between 3 paise to 2.88 rupees for every kilometer that their passengers traveled during the year. As expected, the biggest loser among the big […]

SpiceJet announces 28 new flights connecting Mumbai and Delhi

India’s most aggressive low-cost carrier, SpiceJet, announced 28 new flights connecting Mumbai and Delhi with other cities on its domestic network, five days after it added 24 new flights connecting Mumbai and Delhi with other cities. SpiceJet also announced slew of new non-stop international flights from Mumbai to a host of international destinations including Hong […]

SpiceJet Introduces daily flights from Mumbai to Bangkok

India’s most aggressive low-cost carrier SpiceJet launched a daily direct flight connecting Mumbai with Thai capital Bangkok, becoming the first Indian budget carrier to provide services on the route. The airline also introduced six domestic flights connecting Mumbai with Chennai, Varanasi and Kolkata. The international flight will start from May 17 while domestic flights will […]

Boeing 737 MAX: Spicejet suspends 14 flights, offers refunds

India’s most aggressive low-cost carrier, Spicejet, said it has cancelled 14 flights today due to the grounding of multiple Boeing 737 MAX aircraft. The grounding is the result of a regulatory directive, which was prompted by an accident with an Ethiopian Airlines plane last week, the second Boeing 737 MAX to fall out of the […]

Spicejet announces Hyderabad-Colombo, Chennai-Patna flights

India’s most aggressive low-cost airline SpiceJet announced new flights connecting Hyderabad to Colombo, Chennai with Patna and Surat, as well as six new flights under the UDAN scheme. It has introduced direct flights on the Hyderabad-Colombo-Hyderabad route with effect from April 15. SpiceJet is the first Indian budget carrier to service the route and will […]

SpiceJet announces 10 new UDAN flights in central India

SpiceJet, the most aggressive of India’s low-cost carriers, launched 10 new flights under the government-supported UDAN scheme, including eight to Gwalior and four connecting Bhopal. Gwalior will be SpiceJet’s 52nd domestic destination. The move will make the airline the only one to offer daily direct flights on several sectors, such as Gwalior-Hyderabad, Gwalior-Jammu, Gwalior-Bengaluru and Gwalior-Kolkata. […]