Shares of SpiceJet zoomed nearly 9 per cent Monday amid the company announcing that it will launch direct flights from Mumbai to seven international destinations, including Colombo, Jeddah, Dhaka, Riyadh 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.
In a release on Monday, the carrier said it will be the first Indian budget carrier to launch daily direct flights on the Mumbai-Colombo, Mumbai-Dhaka, Mumbai-Riyadh, Mumbai-Hong Kong and Mumbai-Kathmandu sectors.
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