SpiceJet, a leading low-cost carrier in the country, has made an announcement that it will start a direct flight service from Pune to Sharjah from September 21. The city of Pune is already connected to two other international destinations, Frankfurt and Dubai by flights, courtesy Air India and and Lufthansa. With the launch of this direct flight between two thriving business centres, Sharjah and Pune, trade activities between them are sure to improve in the coming future. In a press release, the airline communicated that for this new route, it will operate the new generation Boeing 737-800 aircraft, which has 189 passenger seats.
Pune would be the third Indian city to get connected with Sharjah on the network of SpiceJet. The airline has operational routes from Lucknow and Varanasi to this middle-east destination. You can book flights on all the three routes with leading travel websites, which offer them at discounted prices. The initial one way fare on the new route has been kept at 6,499 INR. The airline also stated in its press release that it is the first domestic carrier in the country to offer a direct flight between these cities and that the fare on offer is attractive enough to woo a number of customers.
The airline has also started a flight service between Ahmedabad and Muscat from August 29. These new additions to its network are part of a plan by the carrier to expand its global identity, which it has initiated by connecting Indian cities with middle eastern and other Asian countries. Sharjah will be the second destination from United Arab Emirates (UAE) to be connected with an Indian state by SpiceJet. Currently, the carrier offer services from Delhi, Ahmedabad, Kochi and Mumbai to Dubai. The airline has over 350 daily flights covering 9 international and 44 Indian destinations. To book SpiceJet or other cheap domestic air tickets, you can log on to different travel portals.