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Eyeing growing passenger demand, SpiceJet looks at enhancing capacity for peak winter season

To induct ten Boeing 737 aircraft beginning September 2023

Grounded planes to start returning back to service soon

GURUGRAM, June 9, 2023: To cater to the increased passenger demand, SpiceJet will induct ten Boeing 737 aircraft into its fleet. The airline has already signed a lease agreement for the ten planes which will start joining the fleet from September 2023. These ten B737’s include five 737 Max aircraft.

In the intervening period, SpiceJet is working on restoring and reviving its grounded aircraft which will start returning back to service soon.

Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet, said, “There has been a significant surge in passenger demand and we are hopeful that this trend of increased demand will continue in the latter part of the year as well. Accordingly, SpiceJet has been planning capacity addition to cater to the growing needs of the Indian aviation market. We will be inducting ten B737 aircraft between September-October 2023. The induction of these planes, which coincides with the peak travel season in India, will help us launch new routes and strengthen our presence on existing ones.”

About SpiceJet:

SpiceJet is India's favourite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. SpiceJet is an IATA-IOSA certified airline that operates a fleet of Boeing 737s & Q-400s and is one of the country's largest regional players operating multiple daily flights under UDAN or the Regional Connectivity Scheme. The majority of the airline's fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India.