‘There are many new learnings as a consequence of Covid and we hope this positive trajectory continues.’
The airline said that it has significantly improved its numbers over the second quarter of the current fiscal, when it had incurred a loss of Rs 112.6 crore.
Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Commercial Officer, SpiceJet said, "There can't be a better time to launch multiple flights to connect this picturesque and historical city with other major cities owing to the perfect weather conditions for travel and tourism."
SpiceHealth, the healthcare arm of aviation company Spice Jet, is ready to assist the government of India with last mile vaccine delivery once the country expands its vaccination to beyond healthcare and frontline workers, said Avani Singh, CEO SpiceHealth in an interview
The Pakyong airport is the only operational civil airport handling commercial flight operations in Sikkim, and SpiceJet will be the first and only airline to offer daily direct air connectivity between Delhi and the northeastern state, it said.
IndiGo’s five-day sale, from January 13 to January 17, will offer customers all-inclusive fares on domestic flights starting at ₹877 for travel from April 1, 2021 to September 30, 2021. Change or cancellation fee of ₹500 will be applicable on bookings made during the sale, the airline said.
"We have started a pilot project with SpiceHealth here at the airport to find out if we can generate the 'sequence' in less than 48 hours and inform the government in case there is a virus variant," said Anurag Agrawal, Director, Council of Scientific and Industrial Research - Institute of Genomics and Integrative Biology (CSIR-IGIB).
"The airline's cargo arm, SpiceXpress, envisions to provide rapid and secure transportation of COVID-19 vaccine from and to Europe and beyond with proper temperature-controlled mechanism under the MoU," the SpiceJet's statement said.