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SpiceJet's direct flights takeoff from Kozhikode

Our Bureau Kozhikode | Updated on November 15, 2017 Published on April 27, 2012

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SpiceJet Ltd has launched direct flight services from Kozhikode to Chennai, Bangalore, Thiruvananthapuram and Hyderabad.

Flights to Bangalore and Chennai commenced on Friday, while services on Hyderabad and Thiruvananthapuram routes would start from May 5, according to Mr Neil Mills, Chief Executive Officer of SpiceJet.

The airline will operate daily flights to Thiruvananthapuram, Hyderabad and Chennai destinations.

The Kozhikode-Bangalore service will be available five days a week (Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday). SpiceJet has strong presence in Kerala, connecting the State to all important cities in the country.

From Thiruvananthapuram, it connects with Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Chennai, Kochi, Mangalore, Mumbai and Nanded. From Kochi, the airline has flights to 15 destinations including Colombo, Chennai, Hyderabad and Goa.

Mr Mills said that SpiceJet had newly acquired Bombardier Q400 aircraft for enhancing connectivity to Tier-II and Tier-III cities.

On this aircraft, the airline is now connected Hyderabad to 12 cities.

It was expanding its footprints on new destinations with a brand new fleet of Q400 NextGen turboprop aircraft and Boeing aircraft, Mr Mills said.

> vinoottan@thehindu.co.in

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Published on April 27, 2012
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