SpiceJet flies to Porbandar, Kandla and Puducherry
On July 10, SpiceJet launched flights on two new routes under the government’s UDAN scheme.
UDAN (Ude Desh ka Aam Naagrik) is a government initiative that aims to improve regional connectivity by air and make air travel affordable to Indians. Under this scheme, five airlines will operate on 128 routes, which connect 70 served, under-served and unserved airports.
Under UDAN’s Regional Connectivity Scheme’s (RCS’s) first phase, SpiceJet launched daily direct flights between Mumbai and Porbandar, and Mumbai and Kandla.
Flight SG 2873 departs from Mumbai for Porbandar at 0930 and arrives at 1045. The return flight departs at 1105 and lands back in Mumbai at 1220.
Flight SG 2875 departs from Mumbai at 1305 and arrives in Kandla at 1430. It takes off again at 1510 and lands in Mumbai at 1650.
From August 16, it will launch a service on the Hyderabad-Puducherry route. Flight SG 1004 will depart from Hyderabad at 1000 and arrive in Puducherry at 1120, only to take off at 1140 before landing back in Hyderabad at 1310.
Ajay Singh – CMD, SpiceJet said,“We are proud to be amongst the pacesetters for the UDAN scheme. It has been our constant endeavour to enable the common man to fly since we began operations 12 years back. We will connect many more small towns and cities in times to come.” spicejet.com