SpiceJet sale: Airline celebrates with Rs 1,699 ticket offer as Ajay Singh takes over from Marans

By: | Updated: February 26, 2015 8:15 AM

On the day former promoter took full control of beleaguered airline Spicejet, the company itself celebrated by unveiling yet another sale of tickets at cut prices.

Bookings under this latest Spicejet sale offer are open now and will close at midnight on February 26 - Kalanithi and Kaveri Maran have relinquished control after the airline went into a funds tailspin.Bookings under this latest Spicejet sale offer are open now and will close at midnight on February 26 ? Kalanithi and Kaveri Maran have relinquished control after the airline went into a funds tailspin and former promoter Ajay Singh has taken over.

Spicejet has kicked off celebrations by unveiling yet another sale of tickets priced at Rs 1,699  – discount offer is applicable on 100,000 seats. While the company says flying with empty seats is ‘criminal’, the latest ticket sale comes Tuesday, the day former promoter Ajay Singh took full control of the troubled airline from DMK political party-linked Kalanithi and Kaveri Maran.

Spicejet’s domestic flight discount ticket prices start at Rs 1,699 all-in; international flights at Rs 3,799 all-in, for travel starting March 1, 2015 – a total of 1,00,000 seats are on offer for this sale

SpiceJet, which touts having made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before, today announced the launch of the ‘Colour the skies’ sale in celebration of Holi with airfares.

Under this Spicejet offer, tickets on routes like Hyderabad to Vijayawada, Delhi to Dehradun, Guwahati to Kolkata, Ahmedabad to Mumbai, and Bangalore to Hyderabad all are priced at Rs 1699 all-in. International flights start as low as Rs 3,799 all-in for Delhi to Kathmandu, with discounted fares available on most other international routes too. A total of 1,00,000 seats are available on sale.

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Bookings under this latest offer are open now and will close at midnight on February 26. The travel period covered in this sale is from March 01 till April 20, 2015. The sale offer is applicable on all direct and onward flights on SpiceJet’s domestic and international network.

“SpiceJet’s the ‘Colour the skies’ sale gives customers chance to celebrate Holi as they can now make almost immediate travel plans to visit places, friends, family, relatives, or just to get away for a short break. We have extended 1,00,000 seats on offer at unbeatable fare. This is SpiceJet’s way to thank our customers who have supported us during challenging times which are now behind us. SpiceJet’s low fares have made it possible for many customers to travel more often and have also attracted many first time flyers as well which is benefiting the entire travel eco-system,” said SpiceJet’s Chief Commercial Officer Kaneswaran Avili.

“SpiceJet is now synonymous with Holi, and how could we not celebrate it in our own special way?” stated Sanjiv Kapoor, SpiceJet’s Chief Operating Officer. “Those who fly us on Holi itself will also get to celebrate the festival with SpiceJet, making the day special and memorable for young and old alike”, he added.

Tickets for this offer can be booked on www.spicejet.com only. Tickets under this offer are non-changeable and non-refundable (taxes and fees are refundable).

Inventory under the offer is limited, says Spicejet, and it will be available on first-come-first-served basis and is not applicable on group bookings. Fares vary from sector to sector depending on the travel distance, and flight schedules and timings are subject to regulatory approvals and change, it added.

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SpiceJet recently announced a new enhanced schedule with improved metro connectivity, day return options, non-metro connections and better timings. The network and schedule will be further expanded in its summer schedule starting March 29, 2015.

Highlights of sale:
* Booking period: February 24- February 26, 2015
* Travel Period: March 01-April 20, 2015
* Limited seats, offer available on first-come-first-served basis

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