Spicejet offer on International Women’s Day: Budget carrier unveils special scheme for female flyers

By: | Published: March 6, 2017 8:38 PM

Good news for women travelling from SpiceJet, as the airline has announced a basket full of offers to female passengers

SpiceJet, SpiceJet news, SpiceJet latest news, internationa womens day, march 8, womens day, women day date, air india, airlinjes, spice max, women day offerSpiceJet announced that all the women travelling alone on International Women’s Day will get free upgrade to SpiceMAX. (Reuters)

Good news for women travelling from SpiceJet, as the airline has announced a basket full of offers to female passengers, including free upgrades, exclusive seating arrangements and freebies, to mark International Women’s Day (IWD), celebrated every year on March 8. The budget carrier on Monday announced that all the women travelling alone on the day will get free upgrade to SpiceMAX, which facilitate the flyer with more legroom and priority check-in at dedicated counters at major airports. The airline will also be offering complimentary hot beverages and cookies, among other freebies to women passengers on its Boeing 737 flights.

IWD originally called International Working Women’s Day, is celebrated to show respect, appreciation and love towards women for their economic, political and social achievements. Unlikely to limit the celebration to just one day, the airline has revamped its seating arrangements for such women travellers. From March 8, the airline will reserve its 4th row exclusively for women, Spicejet said in a statement. These special schemes will be offered on all Spicejet flights across the network, the airline added. In case of a full flight, the aisle and middle seats will be assigned to women on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Earlier, taking a historic step in the field of women empowerment, Air India has claimed that it had world’s first passenger journey around the world with an all-women crew last week. According to BBC, the flight departed from New Delhi on Monday for San Francisco and returned to the capital on Friday. The BBC cleared that Boeing 777 flight with an all-women crew flew over the Pacific Ocean during its trip to the United States. However, the return journey was over the Atlantic, encircling the globe. Air India has also revealed that it has claimed for an entry on the Guinness World Record. Everyone on the flight starting from the check-in and ground staff, engineers who certified the aircraft and the air traffic controllers who authorised the departure and arrival of the plane were also all women. The airline called this trip ‘another feather to Air India’s cap in its constant endeavour to encourage women’.

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