According to news reports, SpiceJet is all set to be the first Indian airline to fly directly to China. By announcing its services to Guangzhoufrom here in February next year, SpiceJet is all set to fly to the Great Wall.
In the course of expanding its international operations, the airline will launch its daily direct flight to Saudi Arabia’s capital Riyadh from January 2013.
“Flight on Delhi-Riyadh route will be operational by January 4, 2013 while the first flight from Delhi to Guangzhou, capital city of Guangdong Province’s (People’s Republic of China), will take off on February 8, 2013,” an airline spokesperson said.
With the launch of its services to Guangzhou — the centre of education, culture and communication in southern China — SpiceJet would be the only Indian carrier to connect India with Guangzhou.
Guangzhou is also one of the three biggest exhibition cities of China.
Apart from these, the airline will fly to seven more international destinations from India. At present, SpiceJet operates to Kathmandu, Colombo, Kabul, Dubai and Male.