Here is a brief history and profile of SpiceJet Airlines.

SpiceJet Airlines

SpiceJet is a low-cost airline of India, headquartered in New Delhi. The airline started its operations in May 2005, with an aim to become India�s most preferred low cost airline, by providing the lowest air fares and the highest consumer value to the price sensitive consumers of the country. The mission of the airline is to ensure that flying is no longer confined to CEOs and business travelers, but affordable to everyone. SpiceJet is promoted by Ajay Singh, the Kansangra family and Sanjay Malhotra. Go through the article and check out information on the history and profile of SpiceJet airline.

SpiceJet was earlier known as 'Royal Airways', a reincarnation of ModiLuft, which was a small airline company, launched in India, by a partnership deal with German carrier - Lufthansa. Initially, SpiceJet chose a single aircraft type fleet - Boeing 737-800, which allowed for greater efficiency in maintenance and supported the low-cost structure. With the success in the venture, the airline chose one more aircraft - Boeing 737-900ER. Currently, SpiceJet has 16 Boeing 737-800 aircrafts in single class (economy class) configuration with 189 seats, and 5 Boeing 737-900ER aircrafts, with a seating capacity of 212 passengers.

SpiceJet's new generation fleet of aircraft is backed by cutting-edge technology and infrastructure to ensure the highest standards in operating efficiency. It has maintenance support and state of the art technology from world leaders like KLM, Star Navigation, Russel Adams and Tech Log. Spice Jet currently flies to 18 destinations. These include Hyderabad, Vishakhapatnam, Guwahati, Delhi, Goa, Ahmadabad, Jammu, Srinagar, Bangalore, Cochin, Mumbai, Pune, Jaipur, Chennai, Coimbatore, Varanasi, Kolkata and Siliguri.

Last Updated on 1st August, 2009