SpiceJet, the country’s low-cost carrier, on Friday announced the commencement of operations from Leh starting 1st May, 2018 with the introduction of daily direct flight services on the Delhi – Leh – Delhi route.
The flight will be operated from Terminal 1D at Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport. Leh is the 46th domestic destination to be added to SpiceJet’s pan India network.
Deploying its Boeing 737-700 aircraft on the route, SG 121 will take off from Delhi at 6.05 am and reach Leh at 7.25 am. The return flight, SG 122, will take off at 7.55 am and reach Delhi at 9.10 am. Passengers from Leh can conveniently travel to a host of other cities both on SpiceJet’s domestic as well as international network via multiple onward connections from Delhi.
Located in the state of Jammu and Kashmir, the picturesque town of Leh is a popular tourist hotspot, thronged by thousands of visitors every year from India and across the globe. Offering a tranquil environment coupled with vivid and lively landscapes, the place is particularly well-known for its lakes and Buddhist monasteries. Leh-Ladakh is also a popular destination for trekking.
“Leh is a top draw for tourists and one of the most popular cities of India. SpiceJet is delighted to begin services to this beautiful city. Our early morning connections have been planned keeping the convenience of leisure and business travelers in mind.” said Ms. Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Sales & Revenue Officer, SpiceJet Limited.
To celebrate the launch, SpiceJet has announced a limited period special introductory all-inclusive one-way fare of Rs 3999 and return fare of Rs 7799 applicable for bookings made on a first come first serve basis.