SpiceJet will deploy Boeing 737 NG aircraft on the flight routes to and from Mumbai and Delhi. (Photographer: Dhiraj Singh/Bloomberg)

SpiceJet To Add 12 More Flight Routes From Mumbai, Delhi From May 11

SpiceJet Ltd. has announced introduction of 12 new flights from New Delhi and Mumbai to other destinations. Of the 12 flight routes, which commence from May 11, six are to and from Mumbai while the rest connect the national capital, SpiceJet said in a statement on Friday.

The airline will deploy Boeing 737 NG aircraft on these routes, it said, adding the new services from Mumbai will be operated from Terminal 2.

SpiceJet has introduced new flights on the Delhi- Visakhapatnam and Delhi-Kochi sectors, besides adding a fifth daily service on the Mumbai-Bengaluru route, and a second frequency on the Mumbai-Gorakhpur route.

Frequencies on the Mumbai-Chennai and Delhi-Srinagar routes have gone up to five and three services, respectively, it added.

Since April, SpiceJet has introduced 77 new flights including 48 flights connecting Mumbai, 16 connecting Delhi and eight between Mumbai and Delhi as it seeks to fill the gap left in the wake of the Jet Airways crisis.

In addition to these 77 flights, SpiceJet has also announced more international connectivity. Some of the new international flight routes include Hong Kong, Jeddah, Dubai, Colombo, Dhaka, Riyadh, and Kathmandu from Mumbai.

On Friday, SpiceJet shares rose 1.84% to Rs 130.10 apiece on the BSE while the benchmark Sensex fell 0.05% to end the day at 38,963.26 points.