SpiceJet reports an overwhelming success

BANGALORE: 2006 has been registered as a historic day in the Indian aviation industry as the fastest growing low-frill airlines SpiceJet is the first airline to cross 95 percent passenger load factor barrier. The airline achieved all time high 95.4 percent passenger load factor on April 18th, and remained undisputed load factor leader among all the domestic airlines.

On 11 sectors the airline registered 100 percent passenger load factor, while on 17 sectors SpiceJet maintained the load factor between 95 per cent & 99 per cent. The sectors which registered 100 percent load factor mark include; Ahmedabad – Delhi, Bangalore – Ahmedabad, Mumbai – Delhi, Hyderabad – Delhi, Jammu – Delhi, Chennai – Bangalore, Pune – Delhi and Srinagar – Jammu.

After getting such an overwhelming response from the passenger's, the airline has started a new sector from Mumbai to Hyderabad. While, it has also added more flights on existing sectors of Delhi – Hyderabad – Chennai, Delhi – Srinagar and Delhi – Pune.

Commenting on achieving remarkable passenger load factor figure, SpiceJet Director Mr. Ajay Singh said, "India is at the threshold of a new wave of growth. We are seeing unprecedented growth in the aviation sector here. This will continue for some time. We are very confident that we will receive even better response in days to come. We will continue to fly our passengers on time and at reasonable fares, qualities that have enabled SpiceJet to achieve the highest load factor in of all airlines in India."

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