SpiceJet, which functions in 35 Indian and 6 international cities, has aligned with mytaxiindia to offer its passengers the option to book a taxi to the airport, in a move to attract passengers from smaller towns and eventually increase revenue.
The airline plans to let passengers book their ride to the airport while booking their flight tickets, and also if needed the passengers and book a ride after reaching the destination.
Mytaxiinda is a taxi aggregator which started in late 2013, has spread to 119 Indian cities and has more than 450 taxi operators on board.
Japan’s taxi rental company Nihon Kotsu, among others, had invested in mytaxiindia.
SpiceJet Vice President (Business Development) Amit Srivastav said that the motive behind the partnership with ‘mytaxiindia’ is to explore more routes where the demands could be higher. He added that this partnership along with Modi Government’s efforts to boost regional connectivity will aid in generating more travellers and revenue.
Anshuman Mihir, CEO of MTI said that the tie-up would help the company in expanding into more Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities.