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SpiceJet announces launch of new international flight from Guwahati

ANI | Updated: Jun 02, 2019 15:19 IST

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): SpiceJet on Sunday announced the launch of Guwahati-Dhaka-Guwahati flight under the International Air Connectivity Scheme (IACS).
Chief Sales and Revenue Officer Shilpa Bhatia said: "SpiceJet is delighted to launch its first flight under the International Air Connectivity Scheme. It will make international air travel much more affordable and convenient for more and more Indians."
"The IACS flight marks a new milestone in the airline's growth journey. In addition, the airline has launched 14 direct flights connecting metros and non-metros on its domestic network. All flights on the domestic network will commence operations from 20th June 2019 while the international flight is effective 1st July 2019," SpiceJet said in a statement.
Deploying its Bombardier Q400 aircraft on these routes, SpiceJet aims to further strengthen its network between metros and non-metros.
Under the UDAN scheme of the government, the airline has also announced the launch of new flights on Bengaluru-Gwalior-Bengaluru and Kolkata-Gwalior-Kolkata sectors.
Under the regional connectivity scheme, SpiceJet currently operates 43 daily flights connecting 22 cities.
The flights connecting Kolkata and Guwahati to Dibrugarh will also be added.
"All the new flights will be operational daily, except the flights on the Bengaluru-Mangalore-Bengaluru sector which will be operational on all days of the week except Monday and Wednesday. The flight on the Bengaluru-Gwalior-Bengaluru sector will be operational on all days of the week except Tuesday," the statement further read. (ANI)