SpiceJet to launch services to Nepal, Colombo in Oct

SpiceJet to launch services to Nepal, Colombo in Oct

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 232 compared with those available at 6005- 488 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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