HP fuel outlets to sell SpiceJet tickets
New Delhi, Mar 23 (UNI) Low-cost carrier SpiceJet today entered into a tie-up with Hindustan Petroleum to sell air tickets through petrol outlets.
The facility is first being launched here at 25 HP petrol stations and will be replicated across the country steadily.
Currently, SpiceJet tickets can be purchased through the internet, call centre, travel agents and airport ticketing counters.
''HP's support infrastructure will enable us to provide wider services,'' said airline's chairman Siddhanta Sharma. ''This is a critical requirement for any low-cost operator and we're reassured to have the support of one of India's largest companies.'' Added HP's executive director for retail divison S.P. Chaudhry: ''Air ticketing is another product that HP has introduced as a part of the basket offered from fuel retail outlets. The tie-up is appropriate as a bulk of fuel customers are also the target segment of SpiceJet.'' The airline operates services in 11 destinations of Delhi, Mumbai, Ahmedabad, Goa, Pune, Bangalore, Kolkata, Jammu, Srinagar, Chennai and Hyderabad utilising Boeing 737-800 new generation aircraft with all economy configuration of 189 seats.
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