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SpiceJet shares jump nearly 9 pc after announcement of new international destinations

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Shares of zoomed nearly 9 per cent Monday amid the company announcing that it will launch direct flights from to seven international destinations, including Colombo, Jeddah, Dhaka, and Hong Kong.

The scrip climbed 8.60 per cent to close at Rs 119.35 on the BSE. During the trade, it jumped 9.19 per cent to Rs 120.

About 77 lakh shares of the company were traded on the BSE during the day.

Shares of had zoomed 8.5 per cent Friday after the announced it will induct 16 737-800 NG aircraft, a move that will help in bringing down flight cancellations.

Direct flights would also be operated from to and

The would start the services from the end of May.

In a release on Monday, the carrier said it will be the first Indian to launch daily direct flights on the Mumbai-Colombo, Mumbai-Dhaka, Mumbai-Riyadh, Mumbai-Hong Kong and Mumbai-sectors.

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Mon, April 15 2019. 17:10 IST
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