IndiGo Introduces Daily Flights between Mumbai and Jakarta

IndiGo, India's leading airline, has unveiled Jakarta as its 28th international destination, connecting Mumbai directly to the Indonesian capital. The daily flights, open for booking, are set to reduce travel time significantly and cater to the rising demand for travel to Indonesia.

IndiGo, India’s leading airline in terms of domestic and international air traffic, has announced its expansion into Indonesia by introducing Jakarta as its 28th international destination.

This new route will establish the first direct air connection between Mumbai and Jakarta, providing convenient and efficient travel options for passengers. The exclusive daily flights between Jakarta and Mumbai are now open for booking, with service commencing on August 7, 2023.

The introduction of these flights aims to significantly reduce travel time to Jakarta and meet the growing demand for travel to Indonesia.

IndiGo Jakarta Flights

The flight schedule for the new Mumbai-Jakarta route offered by IndiGo includes daily flights starting from August 7, 2023. The departure from Mumbai is scheduled for 07:55, with an arrival time in Jakarta at 16:10. For the return leg, the departure from Jakarta is at 17:05, with an arrival time in Mumbai at 21:30.

Flight No.OriginDestinationFrequencyEffectiveDepartureArrival
6E 1601MumbaiJakartaDailyAug 07, 202307:5516:10
6E 1602JakartaMumbaiDailyAug 07, 202317:0521:30

Connecting India and Indonesia

Jakarta, the vibrant capital city of Indonesia, known for its rich history, diverse culture, and bustling urban life, will be directly accessible from Mumbai, India’s financial hub. With this new air route, IndiGo offers travellers the opportunity to explore the thriving employment and business prospects in Jakarta, particularly in the finance and banking sectors.

Moreover, the popularity of Bali, a preferred destination for many Indians, can now be easily accessed via a layover flight from Jakarta.

Indian tourists have been identified as one of the top five foreign visitor groups to Indonesia, according to Sandiaga Salahuddin Uno, the Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy.

Vinay Malhotra, the Head of Global Sales at IndiGo, expressed his excitement about the launch, stating, “We are thrilled to add Jakarta to our expanding international network of destinations. As India and Indonesia strive to strengthen bilateral ties and increase direct connectivity, the introduction of this new route will facilitate easy access and promote trade and tourism between the two nations.”


Continued Expansion: IndiGo’s New Destination in Africa

In addition to the Mumbai-Jakarta route, IndiGo has recently expanded its reach to Africa, unveiling Nairobi, the capital of Kenya, as its 27th international and 105th overall destination. The airline has opened bookings for daily non-stop flights between Mumbai and Nairobi, commencing on August 5, 2023.

This strategic move marks IndiGo’s entry into the African subcontinent, providing numerous benefits to both business and leisure travellers seeking to explore the diverse offerings of Kenya’s largest city.

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Manish Khandelwal
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