SpiceJet makes China debut, to connect Guangzhou with Delhi

Expanding its international network, no-frill carrier SpiceJet will make its debut in the Chinese sky with the launch its service from here to Southern China's Guangzhou city from February.

SpiceJet would fly on Guangzhou-Delhi route four days a week and commercial flights on this route would commence from February 8, an airline spokesperson said, adding booking of tickets for the flights on the route are open.

The airline would be operating the flight between Delhi and Guangzhou with a 189-seater Boeing 737 Next Generation aircraft.

"Guangzhou makes our debut to the Chinese sky. We are offering the air connectivity at very affordable fare to the passengers from India and China. The service also reiterates growing economic interest between two of the world's largest economies," said Neil Mills, SpiceJet's Chief Executive Officer at the inaugural function held at Guangzhou today.

SpiceJet has been expanding its network in India as well as on international routes. Guangzhou is also a part of our network expansion, he added.

Guangzhou is South China's centre of education, culture and communication and is one of the three biggest exhibition cities of that country.

The city is leading manufacturing and economic region of China and therefore one of the most important centers of foreign commerce, the statement said.

EDITORIAL OF THE DAY

  • Government must wake up to the woes of electricity generators

    India is not staring at a power crisis yet, but an estimated 46,000 mw of power capacities are at risk today.

FC NEWSLETTER

Stay informed on our latest news!

INTERVIEWS

Sarthak Raychaudhuri

vice-president, HR, Asia South Whirlpool of India

GV Nageswara Rao

MD & CEO, IDBI Federal Life

Timothy Moe

Goldman Sachs

TODAY'S COLUMNS

Arun Nigavekar

Moocs will not replace traditional education

I am revisiting the topic of massive open online course ...

Zehra Naqvi

Minimalism: declutter your life

When you imagine an ideal place to live, you think ...

Gautam Gupta

Our fashion schools need to notch it up

“Creativity is the key to success and primary education is ...

INTERVIEWS

William D. Green

Chairman & CEO, Accenture