IndiGo has announced the addition of Chengdu, China as its 19th international destination. Starting from September 15, the Interglobe Aviation-led carrier will operate daily non-stop flights between New Delhi and Chengdu.
International flight schedule:
|Flight No.||Departure||Arrival||Frequency||Effective date|
|6E 7303||New Delhi||Chengdu||Daily||September 15, 2019|
|6E 7304||Chengdu||New Delhi||Daily||September 16, 2019|
Commenting on this new launch, William Boulter, chief commercial officer, IndiGo said, “India is witnessing a much higher growth rate with respect to aviation and currently the India-China route is underserved by Indian carriers.
“With our plan to operate non-stop daily flights to Chengdu, we are providing the much-needed connectivity between the two destinations. China is a market with immense potential and holds prominent trade, cultural and tourism values. We hope to further strengthen this relation by announcing our entry into China.”
IndiGo has witnessed a tremendous growth in its international expansion strategy this year — the low-cost carrier has launched services to 11 international destinations between 2018 and 2019. Among its recent additions is Kolkata-Hong Kong, Mumbai-Dammam and Chennai-Kuala Lumpur service.
On the domestic front, IndiGo is to start daily non-stop flights connecting Ahmedabad with Bagdogra and Guwahati, July 5 onwards.
Domestic flight schedule:
|Flight No.||Departure||Arrival||Time of Departure||Time of Arrival||Frequency||Effective Date|
|6E 6053||Ahmedabad||Bagdogra||0940||1210||Daily||July 5, 2019|
|6E 6054||Bagdogra||Ahmedabad||1250||1530||Daily||July 5, 2019|
|6E 6055||Ahmedabad||Guwahati||1620||1920||Daily||July 5, 2019|
|6E 6056||Guwahati||Ahmedabad||2000||2300||Daily||July 5, 2019|