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SpiceJet dominates Indian aviation with highest OTP & PLF in Nov ‘16
  • Tops OTP chart for the third consecutive month
  • Tops OTP chart for the country’s most constrained airport - Mumbai, for the fifth consecutive month
  • Registers over 90% Passenger Load Factor for 19th successive month

Gurgaon, 19 December, 2016: 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 November 2016 as per the statistics released by DGCA. This is the third month in a row that the airline has topped the OTP charts. SpiceJet also registered over 90% PLF for 19 consecutive months.

During November 2016, SpiceJet registered a PLF of 92.5% and the OTP for the month stood at 81.7%. The airline has also topped OTP for individual metros namely Mumbai, Delhi and Hyderabad among airlines with sizeable industry operations. This is the fifth consecutive month when SpiceJet has achieved the highest OTP in Mumbai.

SpiceJet, which operated on an average 329 daily flights and carried almost 11.48 lakh passengers during the month, saw one of the lowest cancellation rates in the industry with the figure for November 2016 being 0.67%.

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 31 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 Mr Ajay Singh at the 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.