Budget carrier SpiceJet on Thursday announced a daily non-stop flight from Mumbai to Hong Kong, effective July 31, making it the only Indian airline connecting the two cities.
The airline pegged the introductory promotional fare at Rs 16,700 for the Mumbai-Hong Kong route, and Rs 19,200 for the Hong Kong-Mumbai route.
SpiceJet, in a statement, said it will deploy its 168-seater Boeing 737-800 aircraft on the route.
“India’s financial capital, Mumbai, is extremely important for SpiceJet and since April, SpiceJet has launched 76 new flights connecting Mumbai to multiple domestic and international destinations. SpiceJet's new Hong Kong flight will help meet the growing demand from both leisure and business travellers to and from Mumbai,” Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet said in the statement.
The flight will have a late night departure from Mumbai (1.05 am) and a morning arrival (9.40 am) in Hong Kong.
Since April 1, the airline announced 124 new flights of which 76 connect to Mumbai and 20 connect to Delhi. The airline also announced eight flights between Mumbai and Delhi.