SpiceJet has announced the addition of 14 new UDAN flights — connecting the un-served destination such as Jharsuguda and underserved markets of Kishangarh and Lakhimpur to key metros cities across the country.
Under the regional connectivity scheme, SpiceJet has launched flights on Kishangarh-Ahmedabad-Kishangarh, Lakhimpur-Guwahati-Lakhimpur, Jaipur-Amritsar-Jaipur, Delhi-Jharsuguda-Delhi, Hyderabad-Jharsuguda-Hyderabad, Kolkata-Jharsuguda-Kolkata and Bhopal-Udaipur-Bhopal route.
New flight schedule:
|Flight No.||Departure||Arrival||Time of Departure||Time of Arrival||Frequency|
|SG 2976||Ahmedabad||Kishangarh||1105||1215||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday|
|SG 2977||Kishangarh||Ahmedabad||1235||1330||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday|
Following the new additions, SpiceJet now operates a total of 33 daily flights under the UDAN scheme. Delhi-Kishangarh-Delhi, Kolkata-Pakyong-Kolkata, Mumbai-Porbandar, Mumbai-Kandla-Mumbai, Hyderabad-Puducherry-Hyderabad, Jaipur-Jaisalmer-Jaipur, Delhi-Adampur-Delhi, Ahmedabad-Jaisalmer-Ahmedabad, Surat-Jaisalmer-Surat and Delhi-Kanpur-Delhi sectors are other routes operated by the airline under the regional connectivity scheme.
Furthermore, flights on Belagavi-Hyderabad route will also start from May 1, 2019.
Ajay Singh, Chairman, and Managing Director, SpiceJet said, “We are the first and the largest participant in the UDAN scheme providing air connectivity to the remotest corners of India – something that was unthinkable till a few years back.
“Providing our fellow citizens affordable air connectivity is an achievement we are all very proud of. In the days and weeks ahead, SpiceJet will continue to prioritise and add more UDAN destinations taking air travel to the smaller towns and cities which has been our constant endeavour since we began operations 15 years back.”