India's budget airline Specie Jet is all set to operate its first flight from China from its southern trade hubGuangzhou to New Delhi from February 8.
"All necessary paperwork to operate the Spice flight from Guangzhou to Delhi has been cleared and the flight will begin its operations from Februry 8," Indian Consulate General to Guangzhou, K Nagaraj Naidu told PTI.
Spice jet will initially operate four flights a week at an initial ticket price of 999 Yuan (Rs 8000).
The entry of the Indian budget airline has already spurred competition as China Southern Airline which operates daily flights between Guangzhou to Delhi has doubled its frequency.
The Chinese airline said it would begin operating two flights daily in the same sector.
Guangzhou-Delhi sector is regarded as the most popular as the Guangdong province, for which Guangzhou is the provincial capital is regarded as the power house of China housing some of the top industrial cities like Shenzhen.
Over 30,000 Indian professionals, businessmen and workers reside in the province making it significant for Indian operations.» Read Complete News.....