IndiGo has announced the addition of 18 flights from Mumbai and Delhi — Starting from May 2019, the low-cost carrier will be operating additional daily flights from Terminal 2, Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport (Also read: IndiGo to operate few domestic flights from terminal 2 of Mumbai airport), and eight from Indira Gandhi International Airport.
Flights on Mumbai and Delhi routes are witnessing a steep decline in the capacity due to the ongoing Jet Airways crisis. According to some industry analysis, IndiGo is said to reap the maximum benefits from the Jet Airways downfall. (Also read: Jet Airways board proposes temporary shutdown).
The additional flights on the Delhi route include Delhi-Nagpur; Delhi-Kolkata; Delhi-Bhopal; Delhi-Bhubaneswar; Delhi-Varanasi; Delhi-Chennai and Delhi-Bengaluru. IndiGo flights on the Mumbai route include Mumbai-Goa; Mumbai-Indore; Mumbai-Kochi; Mumbai-Amritsar; Mumbai-Ranchi; and Mumbai-Bengaluru.
Following this, IndiGo aims “to cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options,” and will also connect to IndiGo’s existing domestic and international network.