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·         Allows passengers the choice to book two or more seats online

·         Passengers will now get the option to book the adjacent seat or a full row

·         ‘SpiceJet Extra Seats’ comes with complimentary priority services like priority check-in, preferred boarding and bag out service

·         Valid on SpiceJet’s domestic network

New Delhi, NFAPost: SpiceJet, the country’s favourite airline, has come up with new initiative to protect passenger saftey as the travellers are given the option to book two seats or even a full row to make their journey more comfortable and hassle-free.

‘SpiceJet Extra Seats’ is available across the airline’s domestic network. Passengers opting for ‘SpiceJet Extra Seats’ will be automatically entitled to a host of complimentary privilege services such as priority check-in, preferred boarding and bag out service.

The product is available online – both on the airline’s website and on its agent portal. Passengers wanting to book more than one row can do so through the airline’s call centre.

Insurance cover

Last month, in a first-of-its-kind initiative, SpiceJet became the first and only airline in the country to facilitate a COVID insurance cover for its passengers.  The insurance cover, ranges from Rs 50,000 to Rs 300,000 at a premium for as low as Rs 443 to Rs 1564 a year (including GST), covers hospital expenses and all pre and post hospitalisation expenses for 30 and 60 days respectively. The comprehensive cover includes tests, medication and consultations upon testing positive for COVID-19. 

Commenting on the new initiative, SpiceJet Chief Commercial Officer Shilpa Bhatia said while air travel remains the safest mode of transport, the company has been constantly thinking on how to make the travel experience even more comfortable and safer.

“SpiceJet’s Extra Seat feature is a step in that direction. Passengers can now opt for this product and they will also be entitled to complimentary priority services,” said SpiceJet Chief Commercial Officer Shilpa Bhatia.

Passengers can opt to book an extra seat or full row while making the booking or through “Manage Booking” section on SpiceJet’s website (www.spicejet.com). The facility is also available on its agent portal.

Booking service

This service can also be availed during the web check-in process and can be booked up to six hours prior to the scheduled departure of the flight. For passengers wanting to book more than a single row, the booking can be made through the airline’s call centre.

SpiceJet is India’s favourite airline that has made flying affordable for more Indians than ever before. The airline has a fleet of 74 Boeing 737, 29 Bombardier Q-400s, eight B737 & Bombardier Q-400 freighters and is the country’s largest regional player operating 49 daily flights under UDAN or the Regional Connectivity Scheme. The majority of the airline’s fleet offers SpiceMax, the most spacious economy class seating in India.

The airline also operates a dedicated air cargo service under the brand name SpiceXpress offering safe, on-time, efficient and seamless cargo connectivity across India and on international routes.

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