Top 10 Airlines in India 2016

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4. SpiceJet

Spicejet airline was established in 1894, as a air taxi provider by the name Modiluft.


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Later on, an Indian entrepreneur Ajay Singh acquired the company in 2004 and renamed it as Spicejet, which has become a popular brand name in the Indian airline sector. This airline commenced its operation with first flight on May 2015, and is headquartered in Gurgaon with a market share of around 13.2%.

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Primary hubs of Spicejet is at Delhi, Chennai and Hyderabad. Spicejet flight covers 41 destinations, out of which 35 are Indian and 6 abroad destinations. It operates 306 flights every day. Boeing 737 and Bombardier Dash aircraft’s fleet is being operated by Spice jet.

Logo of Spicejet consists of 15 dots organised on row of three, with five dots each in a row in the order of their decreasing sizes on a red background In June 2015, Addition of tagline Red.Hot.Spicy has been done to the logo. All spice jet Aircraft has its name starting with the name of an Indian Spice. Tagline of Spice jet is “Flying for every one “.

Recently, this low cost airline- Spice jet has announced that it will supply 71500 litres of water to 11 villages every day in Latur district. Spice jet flights have seating capacity of only 186 passengers, and offers only economy class. Although they provide premium services under the name Spice Add-ons, where lot of additional benefits are available for passengers like priority baggage handling, pre-assigned seat, and also priority check-in at a higher fare.

Average Monthly Passengers (in Lakhs): 8.89

Number of destinations: 41