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Welcome on board India's newest, smartest and most affordable low-fare
airline. India, get ready for the power to fly!
SpiceJet is one of the recent entrants of the domestic Aviation
Sector of India.
It is promoted by Ajay Singh, the Kansangra family and Sanjay
Malhotra, which began its services in May 2005.
‘Spicejet Airlines’ was known as Royal Airways and was
considered to be a reincarnation of ModiLuft.
It is a low-cost airlines based in New Delhi, India. It is the most
profitable airline in the country and the only profitable airline
among NSE/BSE listed companies. It began service in May
2005 and by 2008, it was India's second-largest low-cost airline
in terms of market share.
SpiceJet was voted as the best low-cost airline in South
Asia and Central Asia region by Skytrax in 2007.
Mission and Vision of SpiceJet
• To become
to customers at
with the highest
• To ensure that
flying is not only
travelers , but
Chief Executive Officer
Neil Raymond Mills
Sr Vice President and Head
Vice President, Marketing
and Planning- Kamal
General Manager Customer
Service and Process Planning
History of Spicejet Airline
Spicejet Airline plans to commence international flights, which is the
earliest date that they are allowed to fly internationally under the
Indian Government's requirements that domestic airlines be operating
for 5 years before they start international flights.
30 Mar 2008
SpiceJet plans to launch flights from Visakhapatnam to Mumbai,
Visakhapatnam to New Delhi, and Visakhapatnam to Hyderabad.
24 Mar 2008
Lufthansa flight LH 753 from Frankfurt to Hyderabad was scheduled to
be the first to land at the new Shamshabad Airport, but a Spicejet
plane crashed the party, arriving 50 minutes ahead of schedule.
SpiceJet flight SG 397 from Ahmedabad to Hyderabad arrived at
12.01 pm because "the pilot decided to take off early".
17 Mar 2008 Bear Stearns, an ailing US Bank, sells 4% of Spicejet’s equity.
15 Feb 2008
The University of Petroleum and Energy Studies joins hands with
Spicejet airline, to provide its middle and junior management with BBA
and MBA courses in Aviation Management. Selected Spicejet
employees are fully sponsored to do the course, including the costs of
travel and accommodation.
10 Feb 2008
For each return ticket booked on Spicejet Airline's website between
the 10th Feb and the 17th Feb, for travel up to the 31st
March, Spicejet gives away a scratch card entitling the holder to a gift
worth Rs. 5000. Gifts (examples of gifts being given away are holiday
packages, digital cameras and air tickets).
29 Jan 2008
Daily flights commence between Bagdogra and Chennai, between
Bagdogra and Kolkata and between Bagdogra and Guwahati. There
will be 6 weekly flights between Bagdogra and Delhi.
Captain Banerji, a senior Spicejet pilot is forced to resign, after being
caught (on a mobile camera clip shot by the co-pilot whilst on a flight
from Delhi to Goa) smoking in the cockpit. India's regulations outlaw
23 Jan 2008
Spicejet Airlines ground staff are sacked as a result of having
passed objectionable comments on 21st Jan 2008 after
Swami Avimukteswaranand Saraswati (the successor to the
Shankaracharya of Jyotish) and a sanyasi from Shringeri
Peeth landed on a Kingfisher Airlines flight from Delhi to
Varanasi. As a teenage female Kingfisher Airlines employeee
escorted the sanyasis from the airport, the Spicejet Airlines'
ground staff made lewd comments towards the teenager.
When the the seer protested, the Spicejet employees
responded with jeers, enraging his followers.
22 Jan 2008
Spicejet announces plans to purchase 10 Boeing 737-800s, to
be delivered from 2011 onwards.
21 Jan 2008
Raj Singh Hooda is handed over to police for molesting 4 flight
attendants on a Spicejet flight from Goa to Mumbai, Mumbai
to Delhi flight (the incident occured on the Mumbai to Delhi leg
of the flight). Hooda was allegedly drunk when he boarded the
Skytrax votes Spicejet as being the best no-frills airline in the
Central and South Asia region.
23 May 2007
Spicejet flies its first flight on the Delhi to Ahmedabad to
Spicejet opens shop, offering 9000 seats at Rs. 99 each (for
the first 99 days).
In 2005, Spice Jet placed an
order for 10 Boeing 737-800
SpiceJet marked its entry in
the Indian skies with 99
fares for the first 99 days,
with 9,000 seats available at
The first of the aircrafts was
delivered on February 7,
2007, the airline owns 13
aircraft of the type Boeing
737-800; another 17 have
SpiceJet was voted as the
best low-cost airline in
South Asia and Central Asia
region by Skytrax in 2007.
Wilbur Ross, a billionaire has
made a statement on 15thJuly,
2008 and there he wanted to
invest eighty million dollars in a
low cost airline. After hearing
this statement from Wilbur Ross,
the board of directors soon
accepted this offer and later on a
joint statement was issued by
WL Ross & Co and SpiceJet.
2008, it was India’s
airline in terms of
SpiceJet have been
voted the best low fare
airline in the HT MaRS
study for 2009.
World Travel Market
Award for multi-
channel approach in
in November 2009.
Best Employer Brand
Award, for our
practices, from the
in December 2009
It commenced international
operations with flights from
Chennai to Colombo, Sri
Lanka on 7th October 2010,
and flights from New Delhi
to Kathmandu, Nepal on 9th
acquired a major stake
(37.7%) in this airline
on June 2010.
The Spicejet official website
facilitating Spicejet online
booking was awarded ‘Best
Website' at the World Low
Cost Airlines Asia Pacific
Conference held in
Currently, operating 147
daily flights with 22 aircraft,
Spicejet would raise the fleet
strength to 28 by March
2011. By December 2011, it
will add another six aircraft.
JET, SET, GO
As of November 2010, the SpiceJet fleet
consists of the following aircraft
The SpiceJet Fleet
Aircraft In Service Orders
Boeing 737-800 17 36 189
1 is ex-ATA
5 dry leased
5 – 212
Dash 8 Q400
– 30 70
Total 22 66