In order to further expand its market reach, India’s SpiceJet has expanded its relationship with Hahn Air. Hahn Air and the Indian low-cost carrier most recently agreed to an interline arrangement.
SpiceJet now has a complete distribution setup that will provide the airline completely worldwide coverage in the worldwide Distribution Systems (GDSs) by integrating two Hahn Air systems. SpiceJet also makes use of interlining options via the enormous Hahn Air partner network, which includes over 350 airlines.
SpiceJet has already been utilizing Hahn Air’s H1-Air product since 2016 in order to access the GDS network using the H1 code. Airlines may offer their flights through 100,000 travel agencies in 190 regions thanks to Hahn Air’s H1-Air program. By entering into an interline arrangement with Hahn Air, SpiceJet is now improving its indirect distribution strategy and making their flights accessible to all travel brokers utilizing the Amadeus GDS under their own SG code. As the validating carrier, Hahn Air will allow all SpiceJet flights to be issued on insolvency-safe Hahn Air tickets.
Adriana C. Carrelli, vice president of airline business at Hahn Air, adds, “We are happy to welcome SpiceJet into our portfolio of interline partners. SpiceJet is developing their distribution strategy, entering new countries, and broadening their client base by integrating two Hahn Air products. We are eager to assist SpiceJet’s further expansion and to help it achieve commercial success.
‘We are thrilled to work with Hahn Air for distribution of our flights to over 190 markets,’ said Shilpa Bhatia, Chief Commercial Officer of SpiceJet. ‘This will assist foreign passengers to easily travel throughout various areas of India and beyond with ease. The interline arrangement with Hahn Air and the robust 350-airline distribution network will help SpiceJet expand its worldwide reach under the SG code.
SpiceJet is a low-cost airline with its main office in Gurugram, Haryana. Numerous locations in Asia, Europe, and the Middle East are served by the airline. SpiceJet received many honors in 2022, including the Wings India Aviation Innovation Award and Safety Performer of the Year by DIAL. SpiceJet most recently won the Bronze Stevie Award for Best Customer Service Department. There are eight DHC Q400s and 27 Boeings in SpiceJet’s fleet.
SpiceJet flights are available for booking through all GDSs using the H1 code and through the Amadeus GDS using the SG code. They can issue the flights on the insolvency-safe HR-169 ticket by selecting Hahn Air as the validating airline.