IndiGo strengthens domestic connectivity with launch of Vijayawada as 50th destination
Establishing the growing importance of emerging domestic sectors from South India, IndiGo, India’s largest and fastest growing low – cost carrier, has announced Vijayawada as its 50th destination on its route network. Effective March 02, 2018, IndiGo will operate daily direct operations connecting Vijayawada to Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Chennai. Both corporate and leisure customers travelling from Vijayawada will now have the opportunity to experience the hassle-free, on-time performance that IndiGo is synonymous with. In line with company’s growth strategy, the airline has also inducted a brand new Airbus A320 NEO aircraft into its existing fleet taking the overall count to 150 aircraft.
The launch of Vijayawada comes just after the carrier’s first ATR flight on Hyderabad – Mangalore sector on December 21, 2017; boosting regional connectivity. IndiGo will also commence operations from Rajahmundry and Tirupati in January 2018.
Commenting on the new destination, Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President and Whole Time Director, IndiGo said, “It gives us immense pleasure to introduce services from Vijayawada. 2017 has been a great year from growth and expansion as the airline clocked many milestones. In the coming years, we will continue to expand our network to meet the requirements of both business and leisure travellers.”