IndiGo plans to open 7 new stations to enhance regional connectivity
- New stations include Leh, Darbhanga, Agra, Kurnool, Bareilly, Durgapur and Rajkot
In order to further strengthen domestic connectivity,
India’s leading carrier, IndiGo, today announced its plans to initiate
seven new stations which include Leh, Darbhanga, Agra, Kurnool,
Bareilly, Durgapur and Rajkot, subject to regulatory approvals and slot
allocation. The airline plans to open Leh and Darbhanga in February,
followed by Kurnool and Agra in March, Bareilly and
Durgapur in April and Rajkot in May 2021.
Mr. Ronojoy Dutta, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo
said, “IndiGo is on a continuous mission to build the best airline
system in the world. This means customers should be able to travel by
air, easily and affordably, between all the cities and towns across the
country. Hence, we plan to open seven more stations
on our network which include Leh, Darbhanga, Agra, Kurnool, Bareilly,
Durgapur and Rajkot. Operating in these stations will boost economic
growth in these regions, while providing access to our customers to the
safest mode of transportation, as Tier II cities
lead growth and recovery for the nation.”
Mr. Dutta further added, “We are focussed on our customer promise to be on-time, affordable and hassle-free, as they travel on our lean clean flying machine”.
IndiGo will secure all regulatory approvals and specific flight schedules will be announced as these approvals are received. IndiGo currently connects 61 domestic stations and addition of these new cities will take the overall number of domestic destinations in the 6E network to 68.