Adds Chittagong as its 11th international destination; Flights to operate under India-Bangladesh air bubble agreement
First Indian airline to operate a non-stop flight between Kolkata and Chittagong; New flights effective 5th November, 2020; Bookings open
Bengaluru, NFAPost: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline, announced the launch of eight new international flights between India and Bangladesh under the air bubble agreement between the two countries. The airline also announced the addition of Chittagong as its 11th international destination.
SpiceJet will operate non-stop flights between Kolkata and Chittagong four-times-a-week. Besides, the airline will operate flights on the Delhi-Dhaka-Delhi, Kolkata-Dhaka-Kolkata and Chennai-Dhaka-Chennai sectors. All the flights are scheduled to commence from November 5, 2020.
SpiceJet will deploy a mix of its Boeing 737 and Bombardier Q400 aircraft on all these routes.
SpiceJet Chief Commercial Officer Shilpa Bhatia said SpiceJet is delighted to add Chittagong as its 11th international destination and announce the launch of our new flights connecting Dhaka with Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata.
“We have always witnessed good demand on our flights to Bangladesh and we are confident that our new flights will bring smooth connectivity for the passengers travelling on these routes,” said SpiceJet Chief Commercial Officer Shilpa Bhatia.
The port city of Chittagong is Bangladesh’s second largest city besides being one of the country’s major financial hubs. Being an important center in Bangladesh for international trade, the city is a key destination for business travelers.
SpiceJet is celebrating the launch of its new flights by announcing introductory all-inclusive starting fares of Rs 4,255 on Kolkata-Chittagong, Rs 4,939 on Chittagong-Kolkata, Rs 4,638 on Kolkata-Dhaka, Rs 5,478 on Dhaka-Kolkata, Rs 7,749 on Delhi-Dhaka, Rs 10,135 on Dhaka-Delhi, Rs 5,128 on Chennai-Dhaka and Rs 7,308 on Dhaka-Chennai sectors.
Bookings are now open on www.spicejet.com, SpiceJet’s mobile app and through online travel portals and travel agents.
|Flight Number||Origin||Destination||Departure||Arrival||Frequency||Starting fare (INR)|
|SG 39||Delhi||Dhaka||7:00||9:50||4, 7||7,749/-|
|SG 40||Dhaka||Delhi||10:50||12:50||4, 7||10,135/-|
|SG 73||Kolkata||Chittagong||10:05||11:45||2, 4, 6, 7||4,255/-|
|SG 74||Chittagong||Kolkata||12:30||13:10||2, 4, 6, 7||4,939/-|
|SG 71||Kolkata||Dhaka||10:05||11:45||1, 3, 5||4,638/-|
|SG 72||Dhaka||Kolkata||12:30||13:10||1, 3, 5||5,478/-|
|SG 25||Chennai||Dhaka||6:15||9:25||2, 5, 7||5,128/-|
|SG 26||Dhaka||Chennai||10:25||12:35||2, 5, 7||7,308/-|
(1- Monday, 2- Tuesday, 3- Wednesday, 4- Thursday, 5- Friday, 6- Saturday, 7- Sunday)
*All timings are as per local standard time.
SpiceJet is India’s favourite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. The airline has a fleet of 74 Boeing 737, 26 Bombardier Q-400s, 11 B737 & Bombardier Q-400 freighters and is the country’s largest regional player operating 49 daily flights under UDAN or the Regional Connectivity Scheme.
The majority of the airline’s fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India. The airline also operates a dedicated air cargo service under the brand name SpiceXpress offering safe, on-time, efficient and seamless cargo connectivity across India and on international routes.