In this modern world of technology, there are lots of new developments are coming into the market. one of them is what the Spicejet has achieved today. Spicejet officials said, it has become the first Indian LCC to join the International Air Transport Association (IATA), as a member. IATA is the global trade association for the airline industry, representing over 290 airlines all over the world.
This was confirmed by the IATA director general & CEO Alexandre the Juniac, in a letter welcoming SpiceJet as IATA’s newest member. It is one of the biggest achievements for the Spicejet to become a member of IATA which is a group of 290 airlines all over the world. Spicejet officials are feeling proud after getting this achievement because IATA is the global trade association for the airline industry, representing over 290 airlines.
The chairman and managing director of SpiceJet Ajay Singh said, “This is a proud moment for all of us at SpiceJet as we join as an IATA member. The membership will further enable us to inculcate global best practices and innovations and provide our passengers with a world-class experience each and every time they fly with us. IATA also provides us a platform to closely work and collaborate with other airline members and expand our network through codeshares and agreements with partner airlines.”
IATA’s regional vice-president for the Asia Pacific Conrad Clifford said, “SpiceJet is the first Indian low-cost carrier to be an IATA member and our fifth member in India. We look forward to working with Ajay Singh and his team at SpiceJet in shaping the industry’s agenda in India and around the world, and in bringing value to SpiceJet through its IATA membership.”
The airline said in a statement, “The IATA membership is also significant on account of SpiceJet’s plans to rapidly expand its international footprint”.
It added, “The membership also allows SpiceJet to explore and grow its collaborations with international member airlines of IATA through interlining and code shares, enabling to seamlessly expand the network options for its passengers in future”.