New Delhi: IndiGo, one of India’s leading airlines, has exciting news for travelers seeking improved connectivity to Arunachal Pradesh.
The airline has announced the commencement of direct flights between Delhi and Itanagar, the capital of the North Eastern state.
This new flight route is set to begin operations on October 2, 2023, and will be the sole direct flight connecting the bustling metropolis of Delhi with the picturesque Itanagar.
Strengthening Connectivity in Arunachal Pradesh:
IndiGo’s decision to launch this direct route underscores its commitment to enhancing connectivity across the country, making travel more convenient through expanded flight options.
Existing Flights to Kolkata and Mumbai:
IndiGo is already operating direct flights from Itanagar to two major cities: Kolkata and Mumbai. Both of these routes commenced on November 28, 2022.
Vinay Malhotra, Global Sales Chief at IndiGo, emphasized the significance of launching direct flights between Itanagar and Delhi, stating, “In addition to our existing direct flights between Itanagar and Mumbai as well as Kolkata, we are delighted to introduce direct connectivity between Itanagar and Delhi.
With this new route, we aim to bolster connectivity between the commercial hub of Delhi and the city of Itanagar.
This initiative is intended to stimulate job opportunities, promote tourism, and drive economic activity.”
A Focus on North East Connectivity:
Vinay Malhotra further elaborated that IndiGo is committed to enhancing connectivity across all eight North Eastern states.
The airline’s goal is to provide affordable and punctual travel options to passengers across an extensive network.
The flight number for the Delhi-Itanagar route will be 6E5927, operating on Mondays, Tuesdays, Fridays, and Saturdays.
Departure from Delhi Airport is scheduled for 9:10 am, with arrival at Itanagar’s Doni Polo Airport at 12 noon.
Proximity to Itanagar Airport:
Customers interested in booking tickets in advance can do so through the official IndiGo website.
Itanagar’s airport is conveniently located just 15 kilometers away from the capital city, making it easily accessible for travelers from across the region.
IndiGo’s new flight route between Delhi and Itanagar promises to provide an efficient and accessible mode of transportation for passengers, contributing to the growth and development of Arunachal Pradesh.