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SpiceJet commences its inaugural flight between Kolkata-Bagdogra-Kathmandu
  • Connects Kolkata-Bagdogra-Kathmandu
  • Bagdogra-Kathmandu flight seats available at a promotional offer of Rs 99
  • Connectivity between picturesque locations becomes convenient for customers

Kolkata, 13 August, 2014: SpiceJet today inaugurated its first flight connecting Kolkata- Bagdogra-Kathmandu. SpiceJet customers traveling from the City of Joy and the hill station from the Darjeeling district will now have the opportunity to experience the beauty of the capital city of Nepal at a promotional offer of just Rs. 99. This flight will operate three times a week -- on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays.

This is SpiceJet's second service to Kathmandu from India, enhancing its operations from the Tribhuvan International Airport. The airline already flies on Delhi-Kathmandu route. In the last three months SpiceJet has flown close to 46700 customers on the Delhi-Kathmandu route and 5260 customers have already booked the flights on the Kolkata-Bagdogra-Kathmandu connection. This connection will further give impetus to not only facilitate tourism, but also for the growth of trade between the two neighboring nations.

SpiceJet is the first Indian airline to operate on Kathmandu-Bagdogra route. This new three times weekly Kathmandu flight is in addition to the 11 weekly direct flights SpiceJet already operates on Delhi-Kathmandu route.

“We are extremely pleased with the response received for our Kathmandu-Bagdogra-Kolkata connection. This direct service will provide our customers flying from either regions much more convenience in terms of connectivity and reach,” said Mr. Kaneswaran Avili, Chief Commercial Officer, SpiceJet Ltd.

SpiceJet has deployed Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft on both these routes. Booking can be made on or through online travel portals and agents. Customers traveling by SpiceJet can also pre-book their meals to avoid last minute disappointments.

Bagdogra-Kathmandu Flight Schedule:

Flight No From To Dep Arr Days of Operation
SG 47 Bagdogra Kathmandu 13:55 15:05 Monday, Wednesday, Friday
SG 48 Kathmandu Bagdogra 16:05 16:45 Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Bagdogra-Kolkata Flight Schedule:

Flight No From To Dep Arr Days of Operation
SG 327 Kolkata Bagdogra 11:30 12:25 Monday, Wednesday, Friday
SG 874 Bagdogra Kolkata 18:15 19:20 Monday, Wednesday, Friday

Kolkata-Kathmandu Flight Schedule:

Flight No From To Dep Arr Days of Operation
SG 327/47 Kolkata Kathmandu 11:30 15:05 Monday, Wednesday, Friday
SG48/874 Kathmandu Kolkata 16:05 19:20 Monday, Wednesday, Friday
About SpiceJet:

SpiceJet is India’s second largest low fare airline. The airline currently operates more than 331 daily flights to 47 destinations, which includes 40 Indian and 7 international cities.

SpiceJet connects its network using next generation fleet of 32 Boeing 737-800 and 6 Boeing 737-900ER aircrafts, along with 15 Bombardier Q-400 aircraft that are focused on Tier II and Tier III cities.

With confidence gained from being one of the top airlines in India in terms of on-time performance, SpiceJet recently launched its “On Time Guarantee” (OTG) program that assures passengers that if a flight is delayed for any reason that are within the control of the airline, then flyers will be automatically compensated with discount vouchers for their next travel.