In-line with its goal of strengthening regional connectivity, IndiGo, India’s leading carrier, has announced 14 new flights on its 6E network.
Starting from March 28, 2021, IndiGo will operate new flights between Bhubaneswar- Allahabad, Bhubaneswar-Varanasi, Bhopal-Allahabad, Dibrugarh-Dimapur, Shillong-Agartala, Shillong- Silchar, and Rajahmundry, Visakhapatnam under RCS scheme.
IndiGo Enhances RCS
Sanjay Kumar, Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer, IndiGo said, “We are pleased to add 14 new flights including RCS routes, enhancing connectivity in the northern, eastern, north-eastern, south-eastern, and central India. These new domestic flights will strengthen regional connectivity and promote trade, commerce, as well as tourism through increased accessibility. The introduction of these new routes will further bolster the airline’s domestic network, while augmenting inter and intra-regional accessibility.”
- The company has started these flights on various routes including Bhubaneswar-Allahabad, Bhubaneswar-Varanasi, Bhopal-Allahabad, Dibrugarh-Dimapur, Shillong-Agartala and Shillong-Silchar
- Earlier IndiGo added several new route from Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly and Gujarat’s Rajkot
Mr. Kumar remarked that direct connections between two capital cities Bhubaneshwar and Bhopal to Allahabad, from the tea city of India, Dibrugarh to the most populous city of Nagaland, Dimapur, Shillong- Agartala, the two capital cities of northeastern India, and Rajahmundry and Visakhapatnam- the two capital cities of Andhra Pradesh, will cater to the regional travel demand.
“IndiGo is committed to providing an affordable, on-time, safe and hassle-free travel experience onboard our lean clean flying machine,” he said.
Under the UDAN scheme, financial incentives from the Centre, state governments and airport operators are extended to selected airlines to encourage operations from unserved and underserved airports, and keep airfares affordable.
Earlier this year, the company added several new route from Uttar Pradesh’s Bareilly and Gujarat’s Rajkot.