Media Centre

SpiceJet flags off 4 daily direct flights from Patna
India’s 5th fastest growing city is the latest station on SpiceJet’s domestic network

Gurgaon, July 1, 2017: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite low-cost carrier, has inducted Patna, the country’s 5th fastest growing city on to its domestic network. The airline today flagged off 4 new daily direct flights for the Patna-Mumbai, Patna-Hyderabad, Patna-Kolkata and Patna-Bengaluru sectors.

The flag-off ceremony was graced by, Patna Airport Director AAI Mr. R S Lahauria, Mr Santosh Singh AGM ATC, Comdt CISF Dharamveer Yadav, AAI officials and senior SpiceJet officials. The launch was initiated with the customary lamp lighting ceremony marking the formal announcement of the launch of the new flight service. Flight SG 867 was given a ceremonial flag off at 10:55 am which departed to Bengaluru on its maiden flight from the Jay Prakash Narayan International Airport, Patna. The first passengers were welcomed and mementoes were gifted to them by AAI and Spicejet officials.

In line with the aviation tradition to mark key milestones, the homecoming journey of SpiceJet’s 737-800 SG 831 deployed on the Hyderbad – Patna route was greeted with a grand water cannon salute. With the new flights launched Patna will be the latest station on SpiceJet’s domestic network to be connected to all the metros with a daily flight service.

On the occasion of the flagging off ceremony, Ms. Shilpa Bhatia, Senior VP, Commercial SpiceJet said, “Being the 5th fastest growing city of the country and raking in the highest GDP of Bihar with growth rates exceeding 40%, Patna is all set to embark on a new growth journey and SpiceJet is happy to be a part of it. We are proud to induct Patna as the latest station on SpiceJet’s domestic network. Our new flights will offer Patna a very competent metro connectivity elevating it on to the pan-India network.”

The airline has also announced direct flight services on the route Delhi-Patna-Delhi effective 10 July, thus connecting Patna to all metros. Bookings for tickets are now open on and through online travel portals and travel agents.

Flight Schedules:

Flight No. Origin Destination Departure Arrival Frequency Effective
SG 761 Delhi Patna 16:45 18:50 1234567 10 July 2017
SG 762 Patna Delhi 19:35 21:15 1234567 10 July 2017
SG 876 Mumbai Patna 5:45 8:15 1234567 1 July 2017
SG 877 Patna Mumbai 19:50 22:20 1234567 1 July 2017
SG 876 Patna Kolkata 8:45 9:45 1234567 1 July 2017
SG 877 Kolkata Patna 17:55 19:05 1234567 1 July 2017
SG 831 Hyderabad Patna 8:00 10:10 1234567 1 July 2017
SG 832 Patna Hyderabad 18:00 20:20 1234567 1 July 2017
SG 867 Patna Bengaluru 10:55 13:25 1 34567 1 July 2017
SG 868 Bengaluru Patna 13:55 17:05 1 34567 1 July 2017
SG 867 Patna Chennai 10:55 13:25 2 1 July 2017
SG 868 Chennai Patna 14:35 17:05 2 1 July 2017

(*1- Monday, 2- Tuesday, 3- Wednesday, 4- Thursday, 5- Friday, 6- Saturday, 7- Sunday)

Please Note: Timings are as per local standard time