SpiceJet operates a fleet of Boeing and Bombardier Q-400s. (File Photo)
In case you haven’t planned your vacation yet, there’s good news for you! SpiceJet, India’s major budget airline, is offering tickets at rock-bottom prices. One can book air tickets at just Rs 888 in the ongoing Spicejet’s ‘monsoon sale’. The fares have been divided into two categories: At Rs 888 (all-inclusive), a flyer can book tickets for domestic travel and at Rs 3499 (all-inclusive), one can fly abroad. Sale Period is from 2nd to 6th July, 2019 and the travel period is till 25th September, 2019, the SpiceJet’s official website said.
However, there are certain conditions for the tickets booked during monsoon sale. They are: The discount will be applicable on one-way fares only; This offer can't be combined with any other offers and not applicable on group bookings; Fares are refundable with normal cancellation charges; Black-out dates applicable; the tickets can be booked on only non-stop flights.
The no-frills airline has around 11.1 per cent of market share in India’s aviation sector. SpiceJet operates a fleet of Boeing and Bombardier Q-400s. On fleet, the official website of SpiceJet said that, “The new-generation Boeing 737-700s, 737-800s and 737-900ERs with winglets have been a conscious choice. These aircraft allow for safe, comfortable and efficient flying and are ideally suited for short to medium-haul flights typical of Indian conditions. Bombardier Q400s, designed for short haul routes are known for their superlative fuel efficiency and comfort. These aircraft are the most technologically advanced turboprop airliners and are the next step in the continuing evolution of Indian aviation.” The airline operates 575 average daily flights to 62 destinations - 53 domestic and nine international.
SpiceJet had placed a $22 billion order for 205 aircraft planes with Boeing in 2015 and had followed it up with a $1.7 billion order for 50 Bombardier Q400 planes, a media report said.