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SpiceJet offers Free tickets to Defence Personnel

 
  Published : August 2009
 
 
 
 

New Delhi. SpiceJet, India’s preferred low fare airline, is offering 100 per cent discounted tickets to defence and paramilitary personnel.

Under a “Freedom Offer” to mark the 62nd anniversary of India’s independence, the airline says that between Aug 1 and Sep 30, 2009, defence and paramilitary personnel from BSF, CISF and CRPF will have to pay only the Passenger Service Fee, relevant airport taxes and fuel charges.

Bookings can be done by going through the airline’s website, www.spicejet.com.

The scheme is available on the airline’s entire network.

SpiceJet is the only private airline in the country offering this special benefit. The special offer is open to serving and retired defence and paramilitary personnel and their family members with valid ID card, according to an airline statement.

This special offer, open only to Indian Armed Forces and personnel of paramilitary forces (BSF, CISF, CPRF), offers a 100% discount on base fare. This limited seat offer can be purchased on spicejet.com with immediate effect for travel between August 1 and September 30, 2009, across the entire SpiceJet network. Passenger Service Fee, relevant airport taxes and fuel charge will apply.

Mr Sanjay Aggarwal, Chief Executive Officer, SpiceJet Limited, said: “This is to express our sincere thanks to the men and women whose tireless efforts allow us to enjoy our freedom and exercise our choices. We want to recognise them and their contribution.”

 
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