IndiGo Signs Agreement With Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Limited to Start Operations From Durgapur
Under the agreement, IndiGo will connect Delhi and Bengaluru to Durgapur, their 66th domestic destination, from April 22, 2021. Bookings for the new service opened on February 13, 2021.
On Tuesday (February 16, 2021), IndiGo announced the signing of a new agreement with Bengal Aerotropolis Projects Limited (BAPL) to commence operations from Durgapur as their 66th destination. The carrier will offer daily flights from Delhi and Bengaluru to and from Durgapur from April 22, 2021, and tickets are now available for purchase. As part of the agreement, BAPL will provide marketing support to IndiGo through their expertise in the city of Durgapur. Additionally, pending regulatory approvals, IndiGo soon plans to expand regional connectivity to 68 destinations with new service to Bareilly and Rajkot.
In Tuesday’s announcement, IndiGo’s Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer, Mr. Sanjay Kumar, 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.”
IndiGo is one of the world’s fastest-growing airlines with a simple philosophy of providing low fares and courteous, hygienic, on-time and hassle-free service. The carrier operates a fleet of 284 aircraft and offers 1,100 daily flights to 60 domestic and six international destinations.