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SpiceJet announces 8 new daily international flights from Mumbai, Delhi

"SpiceJet will service Mumbai-Riyadh-Mumbai, Mumbai-Dhaka-Mumbai, Delhi-Dhaka-Delhi and Delhi-Jeddah-Delhi routes with daily non-stop flights," the airline said in a statement

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 


on Tuesday announced that it will start eight new daily international flights from and in July.

"will service Mumbai-Riyadh-Mumbai, Mumbai-Dhaka-Mumbai, Delhi-Dhaka-and Delhi-Jeddah-routes with daily non-stop flights," the said in a statement.

It said it will deploy its 168-seater 737-800 aircraft on all aforesaid routes.

"The is the first Indian LCC to connect with and and Delhi with and Jeddah," the low-cost carrier said.

"Riyadh, the capital city of Saudi Arabia, earmarks SpiceJet's 10th international destination and the fourth station in the Middle Eastern market," it added.

Riyadh, the capital and largest city of Saudi Arabia, is also the country's key business centre and financial hub.

The flights on Mumbai-Dhaka-route and Mumbai-Riyadh-Mumbai route will start from July 25 and August 15, respectively.

On Delhi-Dhaka-Delhi route and Delhi-Jeddah-Delhi route, the daily flights will begin from July 31, said the

Ajay Singh, the chairman and managing director of SpiceJet, said, "is the only Indian budget airline to operate to and our new flights to and Jeddah should greatly benefit the thousands of pilgrims travelling from India.

First Published: Tue, June 25 2019. 15:00 IST