SpiceJet ties up with Avenue Capital for sales & lease-back of up to 50 new aircraft

NEW DELHI: Budget carrier SpiceJet on Wednesday said it has signed an initial pact with New York-based global investment firm Avenue Capital Group for financing, acquisition and sales & lease-back of up to 50 new aircraft to be ordered by the airline. The memorandum of understanding, signed between the two partners, sets out the next […]

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SpiceJet to add 66 new flights to domestic network from March 28

NEW DELHI: No-frills carrier SpiceJet on Saturday said it will add 66 new flights, including additional services on certain routes, in its domestic network from March 28. These new flights, which will be operated with Boeing 737s and regional jet Bombardier Q400s, are aimed at augmenting connectivity between metro and non-metro cities as part of […]

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SpiceJet to start 24 new domestic flights

NEW DELHI: SpiceJet said on Thursday that it will start 24 new domestic flights in February from various cities including Ajmer, Jaisalmer, Ahmedabad and Bengaluru. The airline said it would be the only airline to start flights on the Ajmer-Mumbai route and Ahmedabad-Amritsar route. The new flights also include four new seasonal flights connecting Jaisalmer, […]

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SpiceJet adds two wide-body aircraft to its cargo fleet

NEW DELHI: SpiceJet has added two wide-body planes, a B767 and a A330 model, to its cargo fleet to transport items on long haul routes to destinations such as Europe and the US, according to an official statement issued on Wednesday. “With the latest induction, SpiceJet will have a dedicated fleet of 19 cargo aircraft, […]

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SpiceJet inks MoU with Brussels Airport for transporting Covid vaccines

NEW DELHI: SpiceJet has signed an agreement with Belgium’s Brussels Airport for providing seamless transportation of COVID-19 vaccines, according to an official statement issued on Tuesday. As a part of the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU), Brussels Airport would provide assistance to SpiceJet with regards to slots, networking contracts etc. for speedy delivery of vaccines, it […]

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SpiceJet to operate 21 new flights from next week

NEW DELHI: SpiceJet said on Wednesday it would operate 21 new domestic and international flights from January 12. The airline will introduce two weekly flights on the route from Mumbai to Ras Al-Khaimah in the UAE and increase frequency on the Delhi-Ras Al-Khaimah route to four weekly flights, according to a statement. It will connect […]

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SpiceJet to start Mumbai-Male flights from Thursday

NEW DELHI: SpiceJet on Monday said it will start operating flights on Mumbai-Male route in a phased manner from December 24. These flights will operate under the bilateral air bubble arrangement established between India and the Maldives, the airline said in a press release. It will deploy its Boeing 737 aircraft on this route, the […]

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SpiceJet handles 10,000 cargo flights since lockdown in late March

NEW DELHI: Budget carrier SpiceJet has handled around 10,000 cargo flights since the lockdown in March, besides becoming the top cargo handler in October from the country’s busiest Indira Gandhi International Airport, according to the airline. During the coronavirus-induced lockdown that was imposed on March 25, the government permitted operations of only cargo and special […]

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