Mumbai: Jet Airways (India) Ltd, the country’s second largest airline by passengers carried, will step up services on domestic routes. The airline will introduce four new city pairs and 19 additional frequencies as part of its winter schedule to meet increased demand on key sectors.

Jet Airways will also upgrade its Delhi-Mumbai-Delhi services on flights 9W 362 and 9W 361 to an Airbus A330-200, making it the only carrier to operate a wide body aircraft on the Delhi-Mumbai route.

Separately, India’s second largest low fare airline SpiceJet Ltd has announced its very first red-eye flight within the domestic network on the Delhi–Bangalore route.

Red-eye flights, a popular concept in the west, is a term used for late-night flights between 11pm and 5am . Ajay Jasra, general manager (corporate affairs), SpiceJet said the airline is in the process of adding close to half a dozen red-eye flights as part of the coming winter schedule effective from 25 October.

Spicejet will also introduce a new flight on the Delhi–Nanded route. Both will commence operations from 2 November.

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