Indian SpiceJet airline allowed to establish flights to Kazakhstan's Almaty
Baku, Azerbaijan, Mar. 6
By Rashid Shirinov – Trend:
Indian SpiceJet airline has received a certificate of accreditation of a foreign air carrier in Kazakhstan, Trend reports via Kazakh media.
The Civil Aviation Committee of Kazakhstan informed that now the airline has the right to operate up to 6 Delhi–Almaty–Delhi flights per week. SpiceJet plans to operate regular flights by Boeing 737.
"The opening of the flight will contribute to the development of trade and economic relations between the countries, as well as the transit potential and the tourism industry of Kazakhstan," the committee noted.
It should be noted that a 72-hour visa-free regime is in force for Indian citizens in transit through Kazakhstan from 2018 to the end of 2019.
SpiceJet is a low-cost airline headquartered in Gurgaon, India, operating local and international flights. As of March 2019, SpiceJet operates 306 flights daily to 35 Indian and 6 international destinations. The company’s fleet includes 78 Boeing 737 and Bombardier Dash 8 aircraft.
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