NEW DELHI: Kalanithi Maran-promoted airline SpiceJet has announced the launch of two daily direct flights from Delhi to Dehradun from here as part of its network expansion plan.
The services were inaugurated by Uttarakhand Tourism Minister, Amrita Rawat which would be operated with new Bombardier Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft. The airline would be operating one flight in the morning and one in the evening.
Neil Mills, Chief Executive Officer, SpiceJet, said, “Dehradun is a popular spot in north India and with our affordable services, we hope people would prefer to fly with SpiceJet. With this launch we are further expanding our footprint in the northern region.”
With the new fleet of Bombardier Q400 aircraft, the low cost carrier aims at reaching more hinterland of northern Indian and connect more Tier II and Tier III cities on its network.
In the initial phase of North India expansion, the airline aims at connecting the cities of Amritsar, Dehradun, Chandigarh, Indore and Srinagar to Delhi among the existing cities.