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SpiceJet to launch a slew of new international flights from Mumbai


Low-cost said on Monday it will connect to international destinations with direct non-stop flights to Hong Kong, Jeddah, Dubai, Colombo, Dhaka, Riyadh, and

The new flights will start from the end of May. already connects with a non-stop flight to and had recently announced a daily direct flight to

The aims to enhance its operations between and with two additional frequencies.

will be the first and only Indian to launch daily direct flights on the Mumbai-Colombo, Mumbai-Dhaka, Mumbai-Riyadh, Mumbai-Hong Kong and Mumbai-sectors. The will deploy its 737 NG aircraft on the new routes.

"SpiceJet will be the only Indian operating on a majority of routes that we have announced today, thus providing leisure and travellers with more options to choose from," said Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet.

Last week, the airline announced six new domestic flights connecting Mumbai with Kolkata, and While its international flight to will start from May 17, the domestic flights are effective April 18.

SpiceJet operates 516 average daily flights to 60 destinations, including 51 domestic and 9 international ones. The airline has a fleet of 48 737, 27 Q-400s and one freighter.

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First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 10:52 IST