In a bid to connect Northeast states to western India, Leading low-cost carrier IndiGo launched new direct flights between Guwahati and Pune.
The inaugural flight from Guwahati to Pune was flagged off in the presence of Union Minister for Civil Aviation, Jyotiraditya Scindia (Virtually) as Chief Guest, amongst other eminent dignitaries.
The new route was inaugurated with lamp lighting at the Guwahati airport. The flight commenced operations effective December 15, 2021.
The Aviation Minister also appealed to the Assam Government to slash the Value Added Tax (VAT) on air tribune fuel in the state.
Sanjay Kumar, Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer, IndiGo said;
“We are pleased to initiate direct connections between the city of eastern light, Guwahati, and the Queen of the Deccan, Pune. These new domestic flights will strengthen inter and intra-regional connectivity and promote trade, commerce, as well as tourism in the eastern state.”
“The introduction of these direct connections will not only bolster the airline’s domestic network but also cut down the travel time between the two states by more than 50%. We are committed to providing an affordable, on-time, safe, and hassle-free travel experience, onboard our lean clean flying machine across a wide network.”