In a bid to cater for the increased demand, IndiGo, India’s leading low-cost airline on Wednesday announced that it will be operating more flights on Delhi-Leh, Delhi-Srinagar and Lucknow-Pantnagar routes starting from July 1.
According to the airline, the Delhi-Leh flight will operate daily at 4:20 a.m. on July 1 and will end at 4:30 a.m. on August 1.
IndiGo will also add two new daily flights for Srinagar from July 1 to August 11, going from Delhi at 05:20 and 21:30 and from Srinagar at 07:20 and 23:15.
Commenting on the additional flights for Srinagar, the airline said;
“Strengthening access to Srinagar, the summer capital of Jammu and Kashmir would provide tourists with increased on-time access to landmark destinations like Sonamarg, Gulmarg, Pahalgam, Aru Valley, Dal Lake, Indira Gandhi Tulip Garden and Betaab Valley.”
Sanjay Kumar, Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer, IndiGo said;
“Delhi – Leh is one of the most popular routes and we have been witnessing high demand on this route, with this new addition, we will have 3 daily flights from Delhi. We are getting a good response to our Lucknow- Pantnagar flight and with the increase in frequency, this flight would now operate five days a week.”
“These new frequencies will not only promote tourism, trade, and commerce in the states but also make travel affordable to these destinations through additional capacity.”
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