Known for many firsts in India’s rapidly growing aviation industry, SpiceJet launched 14 new flights including 12 industry-first non-stop flights. While SpiceJet will be the first and only airline to connect Bhavnagar-Delhi, Bhavnagar-Surat, Gwalior-Jaipur, Kishangarh (Ajmer)-Mumbai, Pune-Tirupati and Varanasi-Dehradun, the airline will also launch a non-stop flight connecting Bhavnagar with Mumbai.
Shri. Jyotiraditya M. Scindia, Hon’ble Union Minister of Civil Aviation, flagged-off the inaugural SpiceJet flight from Bhavnagar to Delhi virtually in the presence of Hon’ble Minister of State for Road Transport & Highways and Civil Aviation, General (Dr) VK Singh (Retd), Hon’ble Secretary of Ministry of Civil Aviation, Sh. Pradeep Singh Kharola, Joint Secretary of Ministry of Civil Aviation, Smt. Usha Padhee and CMD of SpiceJet, Ajay Singh. Hon’ble Chief Minister of Gujarat, Sh. Vijay Rupani attended the event virtually. The inaugural flight took-off from Bhavnagar.
Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet, said, “In line with our commitment to enhance regional connectivity and put the smaller cities on the country’s aviation map, SpiceJet is launching 14 new flights, out of which as many as 12 – Bhavnagar-Delhi, Bhavnagar-Surat, Gwalior-Jaipur, Kishangarh (Ajmer)-Mumbai, Pune-Tirupati and Varanasi-Dehradun are industry first flights. We will also be connecting Bhavnagar with Mumbai. Bhavnagar is the sixth big city in Gujarat where SpiceJet will fly to. Home to the world’s largest ship breaking yard, Bhavnagar has great potential for both business and leisure travellers and the increased air connectivity will help further boost trade and tourism.”