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SpiceJet scores a hat-trick
Stands invincible on the operational charts yet again
Registers highest OTP for the 3rd month & PLF for 21 months in a row
  • Tops OTP chart for the third consecutive month
  • Tops OTP chart for the country’s busiest airport Delhi for the 3rd consecutive month
  • Registers over 90% Passenger Load Factor for 21 successive months

Gurgaon, 17 January, 2017: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite carrier, continues its dominance in the aviation space by clocking the highest industry OTP (On-time performance) and PLF (Passenger load factor) for the month of December 2016 as per the statistics released by DGCA. This is the third month in a row that the airline has topped the OTP charts. The airline also topped the PLF metrics for the industry at 93.7% and invincibly stood tall having garnered over 90% PLF for 21 months in a row.

During December 2016, SpiceJet registered the highest OTP of 70% much ahead of all its peers. The airline also topped OTP for individual metros namely Delhi and Hyderabad and is the third consecutive month when SpiceJet has achieved the highest OTP at Delhi airport.

“SpiceJet has ensured that it maintains its impeccable operational standards even in harsh weather conditions to continuously emerge as the best on-time performing airline. Not only have we scored a hat-trick with the best OTP for the third consecutive month in a row, we have also recorded over 90% Passenger Load Factor for 21 successive months,” said GP Gupta, Chief Administrative Officer, SpiceJet.

SpiceJet, which operated on an average 331 daily flights and carried almost 12.10 lakh passengers during the month of December 2016 whereas the number of passengers carried by the airline for the year 2016 stood at 126.74 lakh.

About SpiceJet Ltd:

SpiceJet is India’s favourite airline that has made flying more affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet operates 336 average daily flights to 45 destinations, including 39 domestic and 6 international ones. The airline connects its network with a fleet of 32 Boeing 737NG and 17 Bombardier Q-400s. The majority of the airline’s fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India, as an additional fee option.

SpiceJet has achieved global recognition throughout 2016, some of the key accolades being ‘World Travel Leaders Award’ received by Ajay Singh at WTM London (Nov 2016), ‘Best Check- in Initiative’ award by Future Travel Experience global awards in Las Vegas (Sep 2016), Smart Check In Initiatives awarded at CIO 100 India Symposium & Awards in Pune (Sep 2016), ‘Best Employee Engagement’ amongst 104 corporate entries at the 4th DMA - Thomas Assesments National Award for Excellence in Talent Management in New Delhi (Aug 2016), Best Transportation brand as well as the Best Airline Brand in India for 2016 by Brand Trust Report (Apr 2016) and the four Best Domestic Airline Awards, one for each of the four regions of India by DDP TravTalk.