Domestic airline SpiceJet has added Bhavnagar in Gujarat, to its list of connected cities and has added 10 more flights to its domestic network.
From August 20, 2021, the airline will connect Bhavnagar to Surat, Mumbai, and Delhi, the airline said in a release on July 31.
Speaking on the additional of Bhavnagar, SpiceJet COO Shilpa Bhatia said the city is “key for trade and commerce” and comes with “great potential for business and leisure travel”.
Further, the 10 added flights will connect Vishakhapatnam with Bengaluru, Kishangarh (Ajmer) with Mumbai, Gwalior with Jaipur, and Belagavi with Delhi, and add frequency to the Delhi-Jammu route.
Bhatia added that the additional flights will “support the domestic expansion we are aiming for aggressively”.
SpiceJet will be the first airline to operate non-stop flights between the following routes: Bhavnagar-Delhi, Bhavnagar-Surat, Gwalior-Jaipur, and Kishangarh-Mumbai, the statement added.
“SpiceJet is well aligned and fully committed to aid recovery of air travel and realise India’s dream of having a strong, stable and progressive aviation market by constantly adding new routes and destinations,” Bhatia said.
Flights on the Kishangarh (Ajmer)-Mumbai sector will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays, and Sundays; those on Bhavnagar-Delhi and Bhavnagar-Mumbai will operate all days except Tuesdays; and Bhavnagar-Surat flights will operate Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays.
It will operate daily flights on Bengaluru–Vishakhapatnam sector; and Monday and Friday flights between Belagavi–Delhi; while the new frequency between Delhi-Jammu will be Monday to Saturday; and flights between Jaipur-Gwalior will operate on Mondays, Wednesdays, Friday and Sundays.
The airline will be deploying a mix of its Boeing 737 and Q400 aircraft on these routes, it said.