SpiceJet has introduced a daily non-stop flight on Mumbai-Jeddah-Mumbai sector from July 5. Mumbai is the third destination after Hyderabad and Kozhikode which is being connected by SpiceJet with the pilgrim city of Jeddah. SpiceJet’s flight SG 68 will depart from Mumbai at 7.30 pm (all local times) and arrive in Jeddah at 10.15 pm on the same day. The return flight SG 69 will depart at 11.30 pm and reach Mumbai at 6.20 am on the following day. Celebrating the launch, SpiceJet has announced a special fare of INR 12,399 (all-inclusive) for Mumbai – Jeddah and INR 15,399 (all inclusive) for Jeddah – Mumbai. Reiterating the airline’s commitment on augmenting direct connectivity between metros and key non-metro cities, SpiceJet has enhanced its operations on the Mumbai-Dehradun-Mumbai (2nd frequency) and Mumbai-Guwahati-Mumbai (2nd frequency) sectors. SpiceJet has also announced a new flight connecting Guwahati to Bagdogra. SpiceJet will deploy its Boeing 737 NG aircraft on both the international as well as domestic routes.
Shilpa Bhatia Chief Sales and Revenue Officer SpiceJet, said, “Mumbai has always been one of our key destinations and with the launch of these new flights we intend to further ramp up our presence from the city. We are delighted to announce our new flight connecting Mumbai with Jeddah which will offer more convenience and flexibility to passengers travelling between the two cities for pilgrimage, business or leisure.”
“The new domestic flights will help in minimizing the passenger inconvenience caused due to the sudden shortage in capacity within the Indian aviation industry.” She added.