SpiceJet to start Hyderabad-Jeddah flight from March 25

SpiceJet said it will start a daily non-stop flight between Hyderabad and Jeddah from March 25.

This is the ninth foreign destination of the airline.

SpiceJet will operate its new 189-seater Boeing 737 MAX aircraft on the route, the airline said in its press statement.

It also announced a special fare of Rs 13,499 (all-inclusive) for the Hyderabad Jeddah flight and Rs 10,799 (all inclusive) for Jeddah - Hyderabad flight.

Jeddah, the second largest city of Saudi Arabia, is also the country's commercial capital. The city is in close proximity to the pilgrim destinations of Mecca and Medina and its King Abdulaziz International Airport acts as one of the main transit points for thousands of Hajj pilgrims and tourists across the globe.