SpiceJet gets India’s ‘Best Domestic Airline’ award at Wings India 2018

SpiceJet has been awarded India’s Best Domestic Airline award at the Wings India Awards for Excellence in the Aviation Sector organised by the ministry of civil aviation, government of India and FICCI. The award ceremony was held in Hyderabad on March 8 on the sidelines “Wings India 2018”, India’s flagship event on civil aviation sector. The biennial event is being held at Begumpet Airport in Hyderabad from 8-11 March with the theme “India – Global Aviation Hub”.

A jury of prominent aviation luminaries headed by former civil aviation secretary and Chief Election Commissioner of India, Nasim Zaidi selected the winners. Ajay Singh, Chairman and Managing Director, SpiceJet received the award. SpiceJet’s remarkable turnaround and growth story – twelve successive profitable quarters, record aircraft orders, industry’s highest load factor for 34 successive months and high on-time performance – has made the aviation world sit up and take notice.

Ajay Singh – CMD, SpiceJet said, “I am honoured to receive this award. This is a recognition of SpiceJet’s spectacular comeback. This award belongs to each and every SpiceJetter who has worked with such passion and dedication in the last three years.”
SpiceJet operates India’s largest regional fleet and is the only organized operator in this space. With the objective of further enhancing connectivity to smaller towns and cities, SpiceJet placed an order for up to 50 Bombardier Q400 turboprop airliners valued at $1.7 billion, making it the largest single order ever for the Q400 turboprop aircraft program.

SpiceJet has also placed an order for up to 205 Boeing 737MAX and wide-bodied aircraft – the biggest single order placed by an Indian airline in Boeing’s history valued at over $22 billion. The new planes start to join the fleet in August this year.

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