SpiceJet to add Hubli as its fifth UDAN destination
Bangalore, April 11, 2018: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, today announced the commencement of operations from Hubli effective 14th May, 2018. SpiceJet was awarded Hubli under the second round of UDAN, and it will be its fifth destination under the Regional Connectivity Scheme.
With the addition of Hubli-Chennai and Hubli-HyderabadUDAN routes, SpiceJet will operate six daily UDAN flights. Theairline had launched services on the Mumbai-Porbandar, Mumbai-Kandla,Jaipur-Jaisalmer and Hyderabad-Puducherry routes under the UDAN scheme lastyear.
SpiceJet is the first and only airline to connectHubli-Chennai and Hubli-Hyderabad with direct flights. The airline will alsoconnect Hubli with key metro cities of Bengaluru and Mumbai, both of which arenon-RCS sectors.
To celebrate the launch, SpiceJet has announced alimited period special introductory all-inclusive one-way fare for each of thenew routes starting as low as Rs. 2694/- applicable for bookings made on afirst come first serve basis.
With the introduction of the new flights, passengersfrom Hubli can now conveniently travel to a host of other cities both onSpiceJet’s domestic as well as international network via multiple onwardconnections from the metros routed.
On the occasion, Ms Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Sales& Revenue Officer, SpiceJet said, “SpiceJet is delighted toconnect Hubli on to its pan India network. UDAN has been one of the biggestsuccess stories of this government and we are proud to be a part of PrimeMinister’s grand vision to ensure that every Indian can fly. Our flight servicesfrom Hubli will provide greater flexibility and convenience to both leisure andbusiness travelers.”
Hubli, the second largest city in Karnataka, housesthe largest number of government offices in the state. Earmarked for the smartcity project, it is also a major trading centre for commodities like cotton andiron.
Bookings for tickets are now open on www.spicejet.com,SpiceJet’s mobile app and through online travel portals and travel agents.