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SpiceJet flags off its first Haj 2022 flight from Srinagar

SpiceJet is the only Indian airline operating Haj flights this year

To ferry more than 5000 pilgrims from Srinagar to Medina and back between 5th June and 31st July, 2022

GURUGRAM, June 5, 2022: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline, ushered in India’s Haj pilgrimage for the year as it flagged off its first special Haj flight from Srinagar today. A SpiceJet Boeing 737-800 departed on its schedule time from the Srinagar airport with 145 passengers on-board today morning.

SpiceJet will operate 37 special Haj flights for pilgrims travelling to Mecca for the annual pilgrimage. The special flights from Srinagar will depart for Medina between 5th June and 20th June 2022. Return flights from Jeddah to Srinagar are scheduled from 15th July to 31st July, 2022.

SpiceJet is proud to be the only Indian airline operating Haj flights this year.

Shri. Manoj Sinha, Hon’ble Lieutenant Governor of Jammu & Kashmir, joined the launch event virtually. SpiceJet will deploy its 737-800 aircraft for these special flights.

SpiceJet has in the past operated special Haj flights from Gaya and Srinagar, ferrying around 19,000 pilgrims to and from the holy pilgrimage. The operation of special Haj flights is set to resume after a two year hiatus due to the Covid-19 pandemic.

About SpiceJet:
SpiceJet is India’s favourite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. The airline operates a fleet of Boeing 737s, Q-400s & freighters and is the country’s largest regional player operating 63 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.

The airline also operates a dedicated air cargo service under the brand name SpiceXpress offering safe, on-time, efficient and seamless cargo connectivity across India and on international routes.