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IndiGo signs agreement with Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Limited, to commence operations from Durgapur as its 66th domestic destination

–        Connecting Delhi, Bengaluru, and a southern city to Durgapur w.e.f. April 22, 2021

National, February 17, 2021: Continuing its efforts towards strengthening regional connectivity, IndiGo, India’s leading carrier, signed an agreement with Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Limited (BAPL) to start operations from Durgapur – the 66th destination in 6E network. The airline will operate its first direct flights from Delhi, Bengaluru, and a southern city to Durgapur from April 22, 2021, with bookings opening from February 13, 2021.

Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer, IndiGo said, “We are pleased to partner with Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Limited, to add Durgapur as a new domestic destination in our network. Being one of the largest industrial hubs in the state of West Bengal, daily direct connections between key metro cities and Durgapur will augment economic growth in the city as well as the region. Durgapur also attracts people for its Damodar river and coalfields of Raniganj and increased access to the safest mode of transportation will further augment domestic tourist traffic. IndiGo is committed to providing an affordable, on-time, safe and hassle-free travel experience onboard our lean, clean flying machine”.

As part of the agreement, BAPL will also provide local marketing support to IndiGo through their expertise in the city. Post securing all regulatory approvals and specific flight schedules for Durgapur, IndiGo will soon take the overall number of domestic destinations in the 6E network to 68 by opening Bareilly and Rajkot in the coming months, as part of its plan to expand regional connectivity in the country according to the reports published in theaviationtimes.com.

Flight No. Frequency Origin Destination Effective Departure Arrival Fare (INR)
6E 2552 Daily Delhi Durgapur April 22, 2021 12:55 15:00 4199
6E 2551 Daily Durgapur Delhi April 22, 2021 15:30 17:35 4099
6E 0874 Daily Bengaluru Durgapur April 22, 2021 09:55 12:40 4499
6E 0958 Daily Durgapur Bengaluru April 22, 2021 13:10 15:45 4299

 

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