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Economy November 11, 2017 01:00

By The Nation


Budget carrier SpiceJet on Thursday said that it would commence a daily direct flight on the Ahmedabad-Bangkok route from December 7, 2017.

It said it would introduce several new non-stop flights on both domestic and international routes beginning December 2017.

The expansion plan envisages the airline operating new daily non-stop flights on Jaipur-Jodhpur, Surat-Jodhpur, Ahmedabad-Varanasi and Bengaluru-Bagdogra sectors.

It will also launch additional frequencies on Bengaluru-Ahmedabad, Bengaluru-Kolkata, Chennai-Goa and Surat-Goa sectors and a seasonal non-stop flight on the Delhi-Port Blair route. – The Statesman


A total of 55 automobile (35 car and 20 motorcycle) companies are ready to take part in this year’s Thailand International Motor Expo at Muangthong Thani from November 30 to December 11.

The event, which kicks off the yearend autobuying season, will feature a collection of new models as well as special promotions as auto companies attempt to maximize sales by the year’s end.

Organizer Kwanchai Paphatphong said 40,000 orders are expected to be placed for cars and another 7,000 for big bikes.

“The Motor Expo will welcome about 1.5 million visitors, generating over Bt50 billion in commercial transactions, because the event is taking place at the best time of the year,” he said.