SpiceJet launches Dubai operations
Dubai, June 27, 2012
Indian low-cost carrier, SpiceJet, has announced the launch of its Dubai operations with daily flights to Delhi and Mumbai, as part of its continuing strategic expansion into international markets.
Senior officials of the airline said they were working on opening up more new routes to offer a wider choice of flights to customers.
“Opening up Dubai is a milestone for us as it will offer us an opportunity to serve the large Indian and Western expatriate community along with the UAE citizens with an affordable flying option,” said SpiceJet CEO Neil Mills.
“Dubai is a key destination and connecting to this bustling cosmopolitan city will also add more value to our global prospects as the emirate’s busy airport is a corridor to Europe and Asia for global passengers,” he said.
SpiceJet currently operates in two international routes – Delhi-Kathmandu and Chennai-Colombo and Dubai is the third global destination of the airline.
In the Indian domestic market, SpiceJet connects 34 points with a fleet of 42 aircraft carrying over 40,000 passengers a day.
Salah Sharaf, chairman of Sharaf Travel, general sales agent of SpiceJet, UAE, said: “We are delighted that SpiceJet has chosen Dubai as their third international destination. We are very proud to be associated with the quality airline which has renowned reputation for its customer satisfaction and punctuality, we have no doubt that SpiceJet will spice up our market and win over support of traveling public.' – TradeArabia News Service
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