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SpiceJet continues to be India’s top carrier with highest Passenger Load Factor for February at 92.3%
  • Continues to be industry PLF leader for last ten months
  • Flight cancellations amongst the lowest

GURGAON, March 23, 2016: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier continues leading the way by a big margin on passenger load factor by topping the PLF charts beating all Indian carriers with 92.3% PLF for the month of February 2016, as per the statistics released by DGCA. SpiceJet has achieved above 90% passenger load factor (PLF) for ten successive months.

The airline has also bettered its On-time Performance (OTP) for the month of February 2016 with 77.7% as compared with 74.7% during January 2016. OTP has been computed for its operations across the four metro airports of Bangalore, Delhi, Hyderabad and Mumbai. SpiceJet operated 293 daily flights and carried 9.76 lakh passengers during the month thereby registering a market share of 13.1%.

Ms Shilpa Bhatia, Sr. VP, Commercial, SpiceJet, said, “This achievement is recognition of the faith and confidence our customers have reposed on us and at the same time reflects the commitment and persistent effort of entire SpiceJet staff.”

Flight cancellations have also declined steadily over the past few months for the airline, with the cancellation rate for February 2016 being just 0.35%.

About SpiceJet Ltd:

SpiceJet is India’s #2 budget airline that has made flying more affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet operates 293 daily flights to 40 destinations, including 34 domestic and 6 international ones.

SpiceJet connects its network with a fleet of 26 Boeing 737NG and 2 Airbus A320 family aircraft along with 14 Bombardier Q-400s. The majority of SpiceJet’s fleet offers SpiceMAX, the most spacious economy class seating in India and perhaps the world, as an additional fee option.