Budget carrier SpiceJet on Monday launched eight new international flights between India and Bangladesh. Air services have been launched under the Air Bubble Agreement between the two countries. The airline also announced the addition of Chittagong as its 11th international destination.
SpiceJet operates non-stop flights between Kolkata and Chittagong four times a week. Apart from this, the airline will also operate in Delhi-Dhaka-Delhi, Kolkata-Dhaka-Kolkata and Chennai-Dhaka-Chennai. All flights are scheduled to start from November 5, 2020.
SpiceJet will deploy a combination of its Boeing 737 and Bombardier Q400 aircraft all these ways.
SpiceJet has announced fares of Rs 4,255 in Kolkata-Chittagong, Rs 4,939 in Chittagong-Kolkata, Rs 4,638 in Kolkata-Dhaka, Rs 5,478 in Dhaka-Kolkata and Rs 7,749 in Delhi-Dhaka. Dhaka-Delhi, Chennai-Dhaka at Rs 5,128 and Dhaka-Chennai at Rs 7,308.
“SpiceJet is pleased to add Chittagong as its 11th international destination and is announcing the launch of our new flights connecting Dhaka with Delhi, Chennai and Kolkata. Shilpa Patia, CEO, SpiceJet, said.
The port city of Chittagong is the second largest city in Bangladesh and one of the major financial centers of the country. As an important hub for international trade in Bangladesh, the city is a major destination for business travelers, SpiceJet added.