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Second Airline to offer Hyderabad – Nashik SpiceJet Flight. It gets Flagged off under UDAN scheme

The budget carrier Spice Jet has commenced the Second direct flight operations  from Hyderabad, Telangana to Nashik, Maharashtra.

Post the successful launch of flight operations by Alliance Air on the Hyderabad – Nashik route, SpiceJet has become the second airline to commence direct flight operations on this route. SpiceJet was awarded the Hyderabad – Nashik route under the RCS-UDAN-2 bidding process.

The airline provided Viability Gap Funding (VGF) under the UDAN scheme to keep accessible for the common people

The airline is being provided Viability Gap Funding (VGF) under the UDAN scheme to keep the fares affordable & accessible for the common people. The airline will be operating four weekly flights and will deploy its 78-seater Q400 aircraft. The duration of the flight is 90 minutes.

Nashik the 14th destination to be connected under UDAN by SpiceJet; a pilgrim tourist destination

The Hyderabad – Nashik route received a massive demand from the passengers owing to the trade & tourism opportunities possessed by the Nashik city. Nashik is also called the city of pilgrimage. It is one of the 4 pilgrimage sites that organises Kumbh Mela which is held once every 12 years. The gateway city for the Shirdi Sai Temple & Trimbakeshwar Temple, Nashik in itself is a pilgrim tourist destination due to the presence of holy temples.

Moreover, it is also known as the Grape and Wine capital of India.. Furthermore, the city is home to Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL) Aircraft Division Nashik that manufactures MiG & Su aircrafts along with K-13 missiles. In addition to these, Nashik has also been a cluster for many big manufacturers like Mahindra & Mahindra, Bosch, ABB, Crompton Greaves, ThyssenKrupp, CEAT and a host of other industries.

Chhagan Bhujbal, Maharshtra Minister flagged off the flight operations at the Nashik Airport. The officials of the Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and the Airport Authority of India (AAI) were also present at the launch. 
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