||India,United Arab Emirates : MoU for codeshare partnership between SpiceJet and Emirates
||India's low cost-airline, SpiceJet and Emirates have inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to enter into a reciprocal codeshare agreement, which would open new routes and destinations for passengers travelling between India and popular destinations across America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
SpiceJet passengers travelling from Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Kochi, Amritsar, Jaipur, Pune, Mangalore, Madurai, Kozhikode and other 41 domestic destinations operated by the airline, will gain access to expansive worldwide network of Emirates.
Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet, said, I am delighted to announce that as part of SpiceJet's international expansion strategy, we have signed a MoU for a codeshare agreement with Emirates. This new partnership should immensely benefit passengers travelling on both airlines. While SpiceJet passengers from across India will be able to enjoy seamless connectivity leveraging Emirates vast network across Europe, Africa, America and the Middle East those travelling to India on Emirates will be able to travel to 51 destinations across our domestic network."
When flying to destinations in Emirates' Europe network like London, Paris, Frankfurt, Manchester and Amsterdam, SpiceJet passengers travelling from India will gain additional choice to travel seamlessly with minimum connection times.
The codeshare agreement, subject to regulatory approvals will even open up flights for Indian travellers to North and South American destinations like New York, Washington, Toronto, and Sao Paulo as well as Middle Eastern destinations such as Jeddah, Kuwait and Amman, operated by Emirates.
Adnan Kazim, Emirates' Divisional Senior Vice President, Strategic Planning, Revenue Optimization and Aeropolitical affairs said, "Our journey in India has been defined by progressive investment, partnership and growth. We constantly try to improve and provide our customers with greater flexibility and travel choices. This partnership with SpiceJet and the mutual expansion of our network will go a long way in further enhancing the travel experience of our customers in India as well as those heading into India, benefiting travellers and businesses alike.
With this partnership, Emirates' passengers will get to enjoy seamless connectivity on flights to India, leveraging SpiceJet's strong domestic presence and adding 51 domestic (10 directly and 41 through connecting flights) destinations, namely Delhi, Kochi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Amritsar, Jaipur, Pune, Mangalore, Madurai and Kozhikode.
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