GURUGRAM, September 4, 2018: SpiceJet the country’s favourite carrier, today announced the launch of its operations for the much awaited un-served market of Kishangarh effective 8th October 2018.
The airline will operate a daily direct flight on Delhi-Kishangarh-Delhi sector. The marble city of Kishangarh marks SpiceJet’s eighth destination under the regional connectivity scheme. The airline was awarded the route under UDAN II.
The announcement was made in the august presence of Smt. Vasundhara Raje, Hon’ble Chief Minister of Rajasthan. On the occasion, G P Gupta – Chief Strategy Officer, SpiceJet handed over the first ticket to Smt. Vasundhara Raje, thereby marking the formal announcement of the launch of the new flight service.
Ajay Singh – CMD, SpiceJet said, “I am delighted to announce the launch of the much awaited flight service from Kishangarh to Delhi. The holy city of Ajmer is one of the most important pilgrimage centres in India and we are confident that direct air connectivity will not just benefit pilgrims but boost the overall tourism industry of the state.”
“SpiceJet is proud to add Kishangarh as the latest addition to the list of airports in India’s most vibrant and colourful state and this would be our second UDAN sector in Rajasthan after Jaipur-Jaisalmer-Jaipur. I am delighted that SpiceJet is helping realise Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s vision of ensuring that every Indian can fly.”
“I would like to congratulate and thank SpiceJet for connecting Kishangarh to Delhi and further to the rest of India and abroad. Kishangarh is the latest addition to the list of airports in Rajasthan and we are very confident that there will be a huge demand on this route. This is the second sector in Rajasthan to be connected under UDAN by SpiceJet after Jaipur-Jaisalmer-Jaipur. We feel that this scheme has worked wonders for the country’s aviation industry and I congratulate the Central Government led by Hon’ble Prime Minister Shri Narendra Modi for this remarkable achievement,” said Smt. Vasundhara Raje, Chief Minister of Rajasthan.
Pushkar is one of the oldest cities in India. The city of Pushkar is home to the famous Jagatpita Brahma Temple considered to be one of the five sacred pilgrimage destinations for Hindus.
The famous Ajmer Sharif Dargah of Sufi Saint Hazrat Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti located at Ajmer attracts millions of people every year from India and abroad.
The new daily flight will provide pilgrims and tourists a much better access to Ajmer and Pushkar.
With the addition of the Delhi-Kishangarh-Delhi flight, SpiceJet will operate 17 flights under UDAN on the routes of — Mumbai-Porbandar, Mumbai-Kandla-Mumbai, Hyderabad-Puducherry-Hyderabad, Jaipur-Jaisalmer-Jaipur, Delhi-Adampur-Delhi, Chennai-Hubli-Chennai, Hyderabad-Hubli-Hyderabad and Delhi-Kanpur-Delhi.
To celebrate the launch, SpiceJet has announced a limited period special introductory all-inclusive one-way fare of Rs. 2060/- for Delhi-Kishangarh and Rs. 1980/- for Kishangarh-Delhi. The offer is applicable for bookings made on a first come first serve basis.
With the introduction of the daily direct flight services on the route, passengers from Kishangarh 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.
SpiceJet will be deploying its Bombardier Q-400 aircraft on the route. SG 8768 operating on the Delhi-Kishangarh route will depart from Delhi (Terminal 2) for Kishangarh at 04.05 pm, whereas SG 8769 operational on the Kishangarh-Delhi route will depart at 05.30 pm.
SpiceJet was awarded 22 new sectors under the second round of bidding for the Government of India’s UDAN Regional Connectivity Scheme. Out of these 22, 19 catered to unserved markets of Kannur (Kerala), Darbhanga (Bihar), Ozar (Nashik), Pakyong (Sikkim), Kishangarh (Rajasthan), Lilabari (Assam), Thanjavur (Tamil Nadu), Bokaro(Jharkhand) and Solapur (Maharashtra) whereas 3 were the underserved markets of Hubli (Karnataka).
|SG 8768||Delhi (T2)||Kishangarh||16:05||17:10||Daily|
|SG 8769||Kishangarh||Delhi (T2)||17:30||18:30||Daily|