Spicejet announced the addition of Khajurao on Friday, adding to the fleet under its 15th UDAN destination.
“Our target is to build 100 new airports by 2025, of which 65 have already been built. There were 60 million passengers in 2012. It has increased to 140 million,” Joint Civil Aviation Minister Jyotiraditya M Scindia said when unveiling the new flight Say.
The airline will operate flights between Delhi and Khajura twice a week on Friday and Sunday. Under UDAN Fare, flight prices will start from 3209 INR plus tax.
“We are delighted to add Khajuraho to our network from 18th February as we will be launching 24 new flights. Khajuraho is a UNESCO World Heritage Site and will be our 15th in UDAN destination, attracting tourists from all over the world with its rich artistic and cultural history. SpiceJet will be the only airline connecting Khajuraho and Delhi with direct flights and we are proud to provide the much-needed excitement to promote this Travel and tourism in a historic city and state,” said Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director of Spicejet.
The addition of Khajurao to the SpiceJet network will play an important role in boosting economic activity in the state and boosting tourism. Known for its magnificent temples, Khajura attracts tourists from all over the world. Known for its intricate sculpture and architectural symbolism.
Additionally, Spicejet will add more fleets to its operations; from March 1, SpiceJet will connect Chennai-Jodhpur, Mumbai-Jharsuguda, Mumbai-Tirupati and Varanasi – Dehradun. SpiceJet said the airline will also launch new flights connecting Kolkata-Surat and add more frequencies on the Pune-Goa, Delhi-Guwahati, Delhi-Jharsuguda, Delhi-Jabalpur and Delhi-Darbhanga sectors.