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SpiceJet launches gift cards at Rs 500, expects additional revenues

The launch of gift card services is expected to boost the airline's ancillary revenue significantly

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

SpiceJet launches gift cards at Rs 500, expects additional revenues

today launched that can be redeemed for various purposes, including to pay for fares and add-on services on the no-frills airline.

The launch of gift card services is expected to boost the airline's ancillary revenue significantly, the carrier said in a release.


"The are redeemable only on com. They can also be used to add services like a meal, preferred seat...," it said.

The budget carrier has been working on ways to increase revenues from ancillary services amid stiff competition in the fast-growing domestic aviation market.

The would be available from Rs 500 to Rs 50,000.

A micro-site has been created on the airline's website to sell its

"We intend to add more features and functionality in the months to come, to make it (gift cards) a great product and platform for our customers," SpiceJet's Chief Sales and Revenue Officer Shilpa Bhatia said.

In June, the carrier had announced setting up of an e-commerce portal. The retail venture SpiceStyle is expected to help in boosting its ancillary revenues.

On an average, the airline operates 384 average daily flights to 52 destinations, including 7 international ones.

First Published: Fri, November 10 2017. 20:07 IST
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