Delhi-based low-cost airline, SpiceJet expanded its network by adding Madurai as the 20th destination. The first flights between Madurai and Chennai will begin on September 27th connecting onwards to Delhi and Mumbai. The Bookings from Chennai, Delhi and Mumbai to/from Madurai are now open.
Samyukth Sridharan, Chief Commercial Officer, SpiceJet Limited said, “As we grow our fleet and induct the 22nd aircraft, we increase our presence in South. Madurai is among the top three industrial towns of Tamil Nadu. It is the only airport in India serving six Lok Sabha constituencies. Also, known as the cultural capital to Tamil Nadu and host to the famous Meenakshi Temple, we are happy to announce Madurai as our 20th destination.”
The carrier that was recently conferred with the award for the Best website at Singapore operates a total of 21 Boeing 737-800/900ER aircraft across key destinations like Goa, Karnataka, Maharashtra, Kerala, Tamil Nadu, West Bengal, and Andhra Pradesh among others. SpiceJet has also placed an order of 30 Boeing 737-800 aircrafts to take its fleet size to 58 planes over the next few years.
As per the information revealed by the Indian Ministry of Civil Aviation, SpiceJet witnessed a 20.3% increase in domestic passenger numbers in the month of July.