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 starts domestic sale, tickets start at Rs 1,299

A day after announcing international flight tickets starting at Rs 3,999, SpiceJet has announced a similar sale for the domestic market, with fares starting at Rs 1,299, including all levies. The four-day sale launched today will be open till midnight, August 30th, 2019. The travel period covered in this sale is till 31st March, 2020 […]

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 […]

SpiceJet swings to Q1 profit on reimbursement income, higher revenue

Despite the strain faced by the aviation sector in India, low-cost carrier SpiceJet reported net profit of Rs 261.7 crore and total income of Rs 3,145.3 crore for the quarter ending June 2019. Last year, it had a loss of  Rs 38.1 crore on revenue of Rs 2,253.3 crore for the corresponding quarter last year. Operating expenses […]

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 launches daily Mumbai-Hong Kong flight; total 124 new flights

SpiceJet said it will start a daily, non-stop flight between Mumbai and Hong Kong on July 31, the first by an Indian airline. It already operates a similar flight from Delhi. SpiceJet will deploy its 168-seater Boeing 737-800 aircraft on the sector. “The flight is timed perfectly for business and leisure travellers alike with a […]

SpiceJet sets record by topping occupancy rates for 50 months

SpiceJet, the fastest growing airline in India, said 93.9% of its available seats for the month of May were filled, marking a record 50 months in a row when the company has topped the occupancy chart in India. “This is a feat unparalleled in global aviation industry and a huge milestone for SpiceJet,” said Shilpa […]

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. […]

SpiceJet starts daily flights from Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Jaipur & Dharamshala

SpiceJet, the most aggressive low-cost airline in India, announced 12 new flights from March 31. The new daily flights connect towns such as Surat, Bhopal, Gorakhpur, Jaipur and Dharamshala to Mumbai and Delhi (see table below). It is also offering promotional fares starting at Rs 2,499 all in between Bhopal and Mumbai, Rs 3,299 on […]

SpiceJet becomes first Indian airline to start Hyderabad-Bangkok flights

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet said it will start new, daily flights from Hyderabad to Bangkok and Guwahati from Oct 10, becoming the first Indian airline to have a direct flight from Hyderabad to Bangkok, a popular holiday destination for Indians. Before this, people using Indian flights had to use a connecting flight from Delhi while traveling […]

Spicejet announces flights to Kanpur and Varanasi from Bangalore, Mumbai, Kolkata

SpiceJet, the most aggressive of India’s low-cost carriers, announced four new flights from Kanpur and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh. While the new flights connect Varanasi to Bangalore and Kolkata, Kanpur is being connected with Mumbai. With this, said SpiceJet, it will be the first and only airline to offer daily direct flights on the routes […]