SPICEJET ADDS ADAMPUR AS ITS SIXTH DESTINATION UNDER UDAN
SPICEJET HAS ANNOUNCED the launch of its operations for the un-served market of Adampur (in the state of Punjab), starting May 1 onwards.
It will deploy its Bombardier Q400 aircra on the route. SG 8731 will take o from Delhi at 1530 and reach Adampur at 1645. e return ight, SG 8732, will take o at 1705 and reach Delhi at 1815.
SpiceJet was awarded Adampur under the rst round of UDAN. is low-cost carrier is the rst and only airline to connect Adampur to Delhi with direct ights.
is marks SpiceJet’s sixth destination under the regional connectivity scheme. Last year, the airline had launched services on the Mumbai-Porbandar, Mumbai-Kandla, Jaipur-Jaisalmer and Hyderabad-Puducherry routes under the UDAN scheme.
SpiceJet also recently announced the Hubli-Chennai and Hubli-Hyderabad UDAN routes which will be in operation from 14 May.
“SpiceJet has been among the pace-setters for UDAN which we believe has the potential to democratise and broaden air connectivity to the last mile in a country where ying is still beyond the reach of most. We are proud to add Adampur on to our pan-India network. We expect businesses and industrial trading to receive an immediate boost from the direct connectivity while promoting medical tourism and strengthening the economy of the city. Our ight will also o er immense
exibility and convenience to frequent NRI travellers residing in this region,” says On the occasion, Shilpa Bhatia, chief sales and revenue o cer, SpiceJet.
Travellers would have to travel to Delhi via an Amritsar ight, since Adampur lacked direct connectivity. Adampur houses a large number of nonresidential Indians from Doaba, the NRI belt of Punjab and is the second largest military airbase of India. spicejet.com