SpiceJet, the original low-cost airline of India recently connected Madurai with daily flights to and via Chennai.
Online PR News – 01-October-2010 – – SpiceJet, the original low-cost airline of India recently connected Madurai with daily flights to and via Chennai.
"Madurai is the gateway to south Tamil Nadu and is also known as the cultural capital of the state. We are happy to announce Madurai- home to famous Meenakshi temple- as our 20th destination," the airline said.
The airline's Boeing 737-800, named Cardomum, landed in Madurai from Chennai around 9.45 a.m. with the traditional water salute accorded to it.
Madurai is the first new destination added by the airline to its route map after Sun TV Network promoter Kalanithi Maran bought into the airline through KAL Airways Pvt Ltd in June this year for around Rs.750 crore.
SpiceJet Airlines will also start operating it’s international flights from next month. The airline will start flights to Kathmandu and Colombo in the first and second week of Oct 2010. The airline has already completed the mandatory five years period and has a fleet of more than 20 aircrafts.