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SpiceJet once again tops passenger load factor
  • PLF 93% the highest passenger occupancy for the sixth month in a row
  • Awarded the ‘Best Airline’ by West India Travel Awards

GURGAON, October 21, 2015: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, today announced that it achieved the highest Passenger Load Factor (PLF) yet again for September, as per the DGCA statistics. The PLF figure for the month of September stood at 93%. PLF is a measure of aircraft seats utilization, it measures the percentage of seats filled.

This is the sixth month in a row the airline has topped the charts in terms of PLF. It is also the fifth consecutive month SpiceJet has maintained a PLF of over 90%, a feat unparalleled among its peers.

The airline has also remarkably bettered its OTP (On-time Performance) over the past few months and its OTP for the month of September 2015 stands at 85.1% as computed for its operations across the four metro airports of Bangalore Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai

Shilpa Bhatia, Senior VP and Head of Sales and Distribution, SpiceJet, said “We continue to deliver strong performance despite September normally being a weaker quarter. Our On-Time Performance has also shown a significant improvement over the past few months. We are confident that our new winter schedule will witness the load factors and customer confidence trending in the right direction.”

Recently SpiceJet was honored as the ‘Best Airline’ by West India Travel Awards. The awards were presented to achievers from different segments of the industry in West India such as Aviation, Domestic and International Tourism Boards, Hotels and Resorts, Travel Agents, Tour Operators and Technology. The winners of the awards were defined by a fair and unbiased selection process done through online voting and judgement by a panel of jury consisting of the travel industry luminaries.

About SpiceJet Ltd:

SpiceJet is India’s #2 low fare airline that has made flying more affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet operates 250 daily flights to 40 destinations, including 34 domestic and 6 international.

SpiceJet connects its network using next generation fleet of 20 Boeing 737 and 1 Airbus A319 aircraft, along with 14 Bombardier Q-400 aircraft. The majority of SpiceJet’s fleet offer SpiceMAX, the most spacious economy class seating in India and perhaps the world, as an additional fee option.