SpiceJet, India's second-biggest budget carrier by market share, has launched new flights connecting Chennai and Mysore (via Bangalore) and Puducherry and Bangalore. It will be deploying Bombardier Q400 aircraft for these routes, which accommodate 78 passengers. The budget carrier has opened booking of tickets for these destinations; commercial flights will commence from January 14 and January 17, to Mysore and Puducherry respectively.
The airline is also linking Mysore with other metro cities like Mumbai and Delhi while Puducherry will be connected to Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad and Kolkata. Mysore is the fifth destination of SpiceJet in Karnataka. At present, the airline operates from Bangalore, Mangalore, Hubli and Belgaum.