IndiGo will launch direct night-time flights between Madurai and Bengaluru starting December 29. Flight 6E909 will depart Madurai at 2115 and arrive in Bengaluru at 2220. Return service 6E906 will start from Bengaluru at 1945 and land in Madurai at 2045. It will either use its A320-200 or ATR for this service.

IndiGo will be the third airline to operate direct flights between Madurai and Bengaluru, after Jet Airways and SpiceJet. Jet airways operates its flights on the route in the morning while SpiceJet flights are in in the evening.

Bookings are already open. IndiGo hopes for a good response from passengers for the night-time flights.