Aviation

IndiGo announces new routes

DELHI:┬áIndia’s biggest carrier IndiGo would be introducing new daily, non-stop flights on many domestic routes from next month.

This was announced on IndiGo on microblogging Twitter, reports NDTV.

In a series of tweets, IndiGo also announced the dates from which the daily, non-stop flights would begin.

The new IndiGo routes announced include Bengaluru-Dehradun, Bengaluru-Madurai, Hyderabad-Ranchi, Lucknow -Raipur, Bengaluru-Kozhikode, Lucknow-Dehradun and Lucknow-Srinagar.

Indian aviation market is among the fastest growing in the world. Many airlines including IndiGo are announcing new routes.

Domestic airlines carried 849.94 lakh passengers during January-September 2017, as against 726.98 lakh during the corresponding period the previous year – a growth of 16.91 per cent.

Separately, IndiGo has announced discounted fares on many routes, starting below Rs. 1,200. For example, fares on the Delhi-Jaipur route start from Rs. 1,178. A check on IndiGo’s website showed the Rs. 1178 fare was available on the Delhi-Jaipur route later this month. Airlines operating in the country have been coming up with discounted fares to lure flyers.

IndiGo’s rival AirAsia India is also offering discounted fares, starting at Rs. 1,299. The AirAsia India offer ends on November 5 and is applicable on travel till April 30, 2018.

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