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SpiceJet announces special offer for defence and paramilitary personnel to mark Republic Day

 
 
  Published :December 2009
 
 
 
     

New Delhi, SpiceJet has announced a special 60-day promotion for defence personnel on the occasion of India’s 60th Republic Day.

 

This special offer is available to all serving as well as retired defence, paramilitary personnel and their families and they will be given a 100% discount on base fare. The offer is already open for booking on www.spicejet.com. Tickets purchased are valid for travel from January 26th 2010 to March 26th 2010.

Announcing the offer, Mr Samyukth Sridharan, Chief Commercial Officer, SpiceJet Limited said, “To commemorate the 60th anniversary of our Republic Day, we have launched this very special 60 day offer for our defence and paramilitary personnel and their families. This plan, we believe, will help our defence personnel plan their personal travel in advance and help them connect with their friends and families easily. This offer is a small gesture from SpiceJet to recognize the immense contributions of our defence personnel to the society”

Defence, paramilitary personnel and their families can avail this offer by logging onto www.spicejet.com and booking under the Indian Armed Forces and personnel option. The passengers need to present their identity card at the time of check-in.

Bookings made under this offer cannot be rescheduled or cancelled. The offer is not valid for infants. Passenger Service Fee, relevant airport taxes and fuel charge will apply.

According to a SpiceJet statement, it is India's most preferred Low Fare Airline, delivering the lowest air fares with the highest consumer value. It operates 129 flights daily to 18 cities within India.

SpiceJet is the winner of World Travel Market Award for multi-channel approach in distribution (November 2009) London, National Award (ICWAI) for excellence in Cost Management (March 2009)New Delhi, 2008 Frost & Sullivan Indian Commercial Aviation Emerging Company of the Year Award (Nov 2008) London, Smart Travel Asia’s Top 10 Best Budget Airlines in Asia (Sept 2009 & 2008) Hong Kong, Outlook Traveler’s Best Low Cost Airline (Feb 2008) India, TAFI – Abacus’s Best Low Cost Airline (Sept 2007) Malaysia and “CIO 100 Award” for IT efforts for customer satisfaction and business growth(2009, 2008 & 2007) India.

 
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