Spicejet flight status
History of SpiceJet
SpiceJet is an Indian low-cost airline that was established in 1984 as Genius Leasing Finance and Investment Company Ltd. In the year 1993, it entered a technical partnership with Lufthansa and changed its name in 1994 from MG Express to ModiLuft Ltd. until it ceases its operation in 1996. The company was acquired by Ajay Singh, an Indian Entrepreneur in 2004 and was renamed SpiceJet Ltd. from Royal Airways in 2000. SpiceJet commenced its first domestic flight service on May 2005.
SpiceJet’s headquarters is located at Gurgaon, India with hubs in Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai, and Hyderabad. It is India’s second-largest airline by the number of domestic passengers carried.
SpiceJet operates 109 aircraft, with Boeing 737, and De Havilland Canada DHC-8 as its current fleet. It has an average fleet age of 8.3 years.
SpiceJet offers SpiceMax, the premium service of the airline where passengers can obtain additional benefits that include extra leg-room seats, complimentary meals onboard, priority check-in and boarding, and priority baggage delivery at higher fares.
SpiceJet Interesting Facts
SpiceJet had been on a brink of closure in 2014. It was even forced to cancel more than 2,000 of its flights because oil companies wouldn’t let to refuel their planes because of non-payment. Flights resumed after SpiceJet partly made a payment of their outstanding dues with the oil companies. The return of Ajay Singh (the co-founder of SpiceJet in 2004) in 2014 helped save the carrier from being shut down by overseeing the transition closely.
Spicejet has air cargo service called SpiceXpress. It was launched in September 2018 and started its operation in the Delhi-Bengaluru-Delhi route using a Boeing 737-700.
SpiceJet Flight Status: Arrival and Departure
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SpiceJet flies to a total of 60 destinations including 9 international and 51 domestic destinations. It operates 306 flights daily and has a codeshare agreement with Emirates. The codeshare helps passengers of SpiceJet enjoy seamless connectivity in a vast network of Emirates across Europe, Africa, the United States, and the Middle East. Some of the international destinations where SpiceJet flies include Afghanistan, Bangladesh, China, Hong Kong, Maldives, Nepal, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Sri Lanka, Thailand, and United Arab Emirates. SpiceJet commenced its international operations in October 2010.