8 Interesting and Amazing Facts About SpiceJet

Facts About SpiceJet

SpiceJet is one of the largest airlines in India by market share. The airline commenced its operations on May 18, 2005. It is also one of the most popular low-cost airlines in India. The airline is also one of the fastest growing private companies in the country with flight in every corner of the country.

SpiceJet is a low-cost airline headquartered in Gurgaon, India. It is the fourth largest airline in the country by number of passengers carried, with a market share of 12.9% as of October 2016.

So, here are important, amazing, historical, lesser known and interesting facts about SpiceJet.

1. Hubs for SpiceJet

Facts About SpiceJet
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Chennai International Airport, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, and Indira Gandhi International Airport are hubs of SpiceJet.

2. Key Figures of SpiceJet

The airline currently operates in 41 destinations with a fleet size of 34 aircrafts. Revenue was US$795.25 million (2015), Net income was US$101.52 million (2015), and Total assets were US$474.45 million (2015).

3. Most Successful Low-Cast Airline in India

SpiceJet is the most successful low-cost airline in India, operating high value scheduled flights throughout the Indian Sub-Continent.

4. Who Are the Founders of SpiceJet?

Founders of SpiceJet
Ajay Singh

Ajay Singh and Bhupendra S. Kansagra were the founders of SpiceJet, India’s popular low-cost airline.

5. Headquarters in Gurgaon

SpiceJet headquarters is located in Gurgaon, Haryana. The city is a popular commercial hub of India.

6. Fourth Largest Airline in India


According to market share, SpiceJet is the fourth largest airline company in India.

7. SpiceJet Was Once Not Making Any Profit

In the past years, SpiceJet was making loss and doesn’t made any profits but in recent years, SpiceJet is one of the most profitable airline companies in India.

8. Former Names of SpiceJet

Former Names of SpiceJet

SpiceJet was once known as ModiLuft in 1993 but their operations were ceased in 1996.

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