SpiceBiz to offer the best in class service at unmatched prices
Travel in luxury with ultra-comfortable seats, gourmet meals, lounge access, enhanced baggage allowance, priority services
Gurugram, May 9, 2019: Get ready to travel in complete luxury and comfort as India’s favourite carrier, SpiceJet, is all set to roll out its all-new business class offering – SpiceBiz – from May 11, 2019.
SpiceBiz is uniquely designed to enhance air travel for business-class passengers and offer unmatched value and greater comfort with the key differentiator being its attractive pricing. The airline will be offering a dedicated business class cabin with 43-inch seat pitch and 7-inch recline, complimentary lounge access, higher baggage allowance, gourmet meals and beverages, priority services and much more. The airline will also have a dedicated cabin crew for business class passengers.
To start with, the new business-class seating will be available on select sectors which include Delhi-Mumbai-Delhi, Delhi-Patna-Delhi, Delhi-Bangalore-Delhi, Hyderabad-Mumbai-Hyderabad, Mumbai-Kolkata-Mumbai, Mumbai-Guwahati-Mumbai, Mumbai-Jaipur-Mumbai, Delhi-Hyderabad-Delhi, Kolkata-Chennai-Kolkata, Mumbai-Varanasi-Mumbai, Mumbai-Chennai-Mumbai, Delhi-Bagdogra-Delhi, Mumbai-Coimbatore-Mumbai, Delhi–Kolkata-Delhi, Delhi–Jammu–Delhi, Mumbai–Dehradun–Mumbai, Mumbai–Kochi–Mumbai, Mumbai–Gorakhpur–Mumbai, Mumbai–Durgapur–Mumbai, Kolkata–Port Blair–Kolkata, Kolkata–Pune–Kolkata, Jammu–Srinagar–Jammu operated by the Boeing 737.
SpiceJet will soon be offering SpiceBiz on select international routes. As the airline ramps capacity and inducts more B737s, SpiceJet will very soon be the second biggest business class operator in India.
Depending on the aircraft configuration, SpiceJet will offer eight, 12 and 28 business-class seats on its B737-700/800/900 aircraft respectively. The front row and the over-wing exit rows of the economy cabin will be offered as the premium economy seats – SpiceMax.
Ajay Singh, Chairman & Managing Director, SpiceJet said, “We are very excited to roll out our all new business class product. There is a huge demand for business class in India and we believe that our business class product, with its right pricing and the best in-class features and services, will be much appreciated by passengers. We at SpiceJet have always tried to innovate and provide our customers a memorable flying experience and our new business class offering is yet another step in that direction.”
SpiceBiz passengers will currently have access to airport lounges at Delhi, Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Kolkata, Varanasi, Jaipur, Guwahati, and Kochi airports. This service will soon be available at other airports.
Enhanced baggage allowance:
Passengers travelling in business class will be entitled to additional baggage allowance. All domestic passengers will have a check-in allowance of 30 kg (up from the regular 15 kg). Hand baggage allowance for passengers travelling on domestic routes has also been extended to 10 kg (excluding laptops), from the current 7 kg.
The airline will offer dedicated check-in counters for all SpiceBiz customers at Delhi, Mumbai, Kolkata, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Pune, Srinagar, Jammu, Goa, Port Blair, Guwahati, Varanasi, Jaipur, Coimbatore, Kochi and Patna. At all other stations, passengers will have access to a shared check-in counter with SpiceMax passengers.
All SpiceBiz customers will benefit from the priority services offered by the airline, such as priority check-in, priority boarding and priority baggage.
Customers will have a wide variety to choose from. SpiceJet’s three-course culinary journey is aimed at balancing health and indulgence. Selections have been made keeping in mind a wide range of palate preferences and will be served on fine bone china with linen laid on the tray table while the crew will attend to every little need of the passengers. The menu offers a mouth-watering array of Indian and continental cuisine, including vegetarian and non-vegetarian dishes. Patrons will also be offered a range of cold and hot beverage through the course of the meal, before being served the finest desserts in the sky.
· Dedicated coaches for SpiceBiz passengers
· Blankets and cushions for all SpiceBiz seats
· Refreshing welcome drinks and pre-meal drinks
About SpiceJet Ltd
SpiceJet is India’s favourite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet operates 560 average daily flights to 62 destinations, including 53 domestic and 9 international ones. The airline has a fleet of 59 Boeing 737, 30 Bombardier Q-400s and two B737 freighters. SpiceJet offers business class seating – SpiceBiz – on key domestic routes. The majority of the airline’s fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India.
The airline also operates a dedicated air cargo service under the brand name SpiceXpress offering safe, on-time, efficient and seamless cargo connectivity across India and on international routes. SpiceJet is the first Indian airline to offer end-to-end cargo services and the airline’s freighters fleet consists of Boeing 737 aircraft.
SpiceJet’s standing as the country’s favourite airline has been further reinforced by the multiple awards and recognitions which includes the US-India Strategic Partnership Forum Leadership Award to Ajay Singh, , Global ‘Low-Cost Leadership Award’ conferred to Mr Singh at the Airline Strategy Awards 2018 in London, ‘BML Munjal Awards 2018’ for ‘Business Excellence through Learning and Development’, ‘Best Domestic Airline’ Award at Wings India 2018, ‘EY Entrepreneur of the year 2017 for Business Transformation’ by Ernst & Young, The CAPA Chairman’s Order of Merit for fastest turnaround in FY 2016, ‘Asia’s Greatest Brands – 2016’, ‘Global Asian of the Year Award’ & ‘Asia’s Greatest CFO 2016’ at the AsiaOne Awards held in Singapore, ‘World Travel Leaders Award’ at WTM London, ‘Best Check- in Initiative’ award by Future Travel Experience global awards in Las Vegas, ‘Best Domestic Airline’ award at the 10th ASSOCHAM International Conference & Awards (Civil Aviation & Tourism).