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SpiceJet to launch services to Nepal, Colombo in Oct

SpiceJet to launch services to Nepal, Colombo in Oct
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First Published: Tue, Sep 07 2010. 05 20 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Sep 07 2010. 05 20 PM IST
New Delhi: Low-cost airline SpiceJet has started a new price war with the start of its international operations to Sri Lanka and Nepal from October offering discounted fares between 40-50% to gain market share, the carrier said in a statement on Tuesday
It will flag off its first international flight from New Delhi to Kathmandu on 7 October with all inclusive one way fare of Rs3232 compared with those available at Rs 6005-Rs9488 for other airlines, according to data from Makemytrip.com.
This will be followed by flight from Chennai to Colombo on 9 October with a similar inclusive one way fare of Rs1,882 compared with the existing fares of Rs3,138- 6,121 on this sector.
The carrier said that they will fly Boeing 737-800 aircraft with all-economy 189-seat configuration.
tarun.s@livemint.com
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First Published: Tue, Sep 07 2010. 05 20 PM IST
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