Budget carrier SpiceJet has announced the launch of its new daily direct flights on the Mangaluru-Dubai route from tomorrow with an all-inclusive introductory fare of Rs 6,013. The airline will operate a daily direct flight SG59 on Mangaluru-Dubai route departing at 12.20am.
The second flight SG60 will depart Mangaluru for Dubai at 12.55pm on five days, a release from the airline said here today. On Monday and Saturday, the flight will operate at 3.40 am, and the airline will deploy its Boeing 737 fleet for the newly devised schedule. Dubai is one of SpiceJet’s six international destinations.
With this launch, SpiceJet now serves non-stop flights to Dubai from 10 Indian cities including Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Jaipur, Kochi, Pune and Mangaluru. Being the port hub of Karnataka, Mangaluru offered immense potential for business travel and the new flights to Dubai would further boost economic activities besides offering a convenient travel option for both business and leisure travelers, Shilpa Bhatia, senior vice president (Commercial), SpiceJet, said in the release.
Besides being the main ‘port city’ of Karnataka, Mangaluru had been acknowledged as the state’s most favourable destination for business and is currently being developed as ‘smart city’ by the Centre, Bhatia added.