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SpiceJet to add Kanpur as its 7th destination under UDAN
New Delhi, May 29, 2018
Low-cost carrier SpiceJet today said it would launch its operations from July 3 to Kanpur in Uttar Pradesh, its seventh destination under UDAN, the government's regional connectivity scheme (RCS).
SpiceJet was awarded Kanpur under the first round of UDAN, a press release from the airline said.
Tickets for the RCS seats on this flight will be available at Rs 2,313 (all inclusive). With the introduction of the daily direct flight services on the Delhi-Kanpur-Delhi route, passengers from Kanpur can now conveniently travel to a host of other cities both on SpiceJet’s domestic as well as international network via multiple onward connections from Delhi, the release said.
With the addition of the Delhi-Kanpur-Delhi flight, SpiceJet now operates 15 flights under UDAN on the Mumbai-Porbandar, Mumbai-Kandla- Mumbai, Hyderabad-Puducherry-Hyderabad, Jaipur-Jaisalmer-Jaipur, Delhi-Adampur-Delhi, Chennai-Hubli-Chennai and Hyderabad-Hubli-Hyderabad routes.
Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Sales & Revenue Officer, SpiceJet said, “SpiceJet is delighted to announce the launch of its much awaited flight services from Kanpur – a city which we firmly believe has tremendous potential for air travel. With the launch of this flight, Kanpur will be connected with multiple domestic and international destinations on our network that will immensely benefit both business and leisure travelers.”
Deploying its Bombardier Q-400 aircraft, SpiceJet will be operating the flight from the T2 terminal at the Delhi airport. Starting July 3, SG 8745 will take off from Delhi at 12.10 pm and reach Kanpur at 1.15 pm, whereas the return flight, SG 8746, will take off at 1.35 pm and reach Delhi at 2.55 pm.
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