Kal Airways Pvt. Ltd. operating as SpiceJet
is a low-cost airline
headquartered in Gurgaon
, India. SpiceJet was voted as the best low-cost airline in South Asia
and Central Asia
region by Skytrax
SpiceJet is a budget airline operating in India and is a reincarnation of ModiLuft
. It was formed by Ajay Singh, Sanjay Malhotra and the Kansagra family. It aims to compete with Indian Railways
for those passengers who travel in the air conditioned coaches of the latter.
On 15 July 2008 billionaire Wilbur Ross
suggested he would invest in the airline. SpiceJet accepted an offer in principle from aUS-based private equity
firm that would make these funds available.
Indian media baron Kalanidhi Maran
acquired 37.7% in the business in June 2010.
SpiceJet flies to 22 destinations across India, Nepal and Sri Lanka. It commenced international operations with flights from Chennai to Colombo, Sri Lanka on 7 October 2010, and flights from New Delhi to Kathmandu, Nepal on 9 October 2010.
The Boeing customer code
for SpiceJet is GJ. As of May 2011, the SpiceJet fleet consists of the following aircraft with an average age of 4.4 years:
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