Gurugram: SpiceJet on Friday announced on Friday the addition of Khajuraho – a UNESCO World Heritage Site – to its network as its 15th UDAN destination.
The airline will be launching 24 new flights and will be connecting Delhi with Sharjah for the first time on its network, a statement from the company said.
The new domestic and international non-stop flights will commence operations in a phased manner. Union Minister of Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya M Scindia flagged-off SpiceJet’s inaugural flight from Khajuraho to Delhi in the presence of Member of Parliament, Khajuraho, Vishnu Datt Sharma, Secretary, Ministry of Civil Aviation, Usha Padhee and CMD, SpiceJet, Ajay Singh.
Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet said, “We are delighted to add Khajuraho to our network as we launch 24 new flights beginning February 18, 2022.
Khajuraho, a UNESCO world heritage site which will be our 15th UDAN destination, attracts tourists from all over the world for its rich history of art and culture. SpiceJet will be the only airline connecting Khajuraho with Delhi with a non-stop flight and we are proud to provide the much-needed fillip to boost travel and tourism of this historic city and State.”
The airline will operate flights between Delhi and Khajuraho twice-a-week on Fridays and Sundays.