Indigo adds Shillong to its domestic network

22 Jul 2019 by Business Traveller India

Indigo has added Shillong as its 54th domestic destination. The low-cost carrier has  introduced seven new flights on Kolkata-Shillong and Kolkata-Raipur routes.  The Kolkata-Shillong is the new route under the regional connectivity scheme, UDAN.

Flight schedule:

Flight no Departure Arrival Time of departure Time of arrival Frequency
6E 7268 Kolkata Raipur 0915 1110 Daily
6E 7986 Raipur Kolkata 1200 1425 Daily except Tuesday
6E 7986 Raipur Kolkata 1200 1415 Every Tuesday
6E 7986 Kolkata Shillong 1445 1625 Daily
6E 7987 Shillong Kolkata 1645 1830 Daily
6E 7987 Kolkata Raipur 1900 2055 Daily
6E 7265 Raipur Kolkata 2115 2315 Daily

The airline is deploying its ATR-18 aircraft on these routes. The new flights are designed to cater to leisure and business travellers for affordable flying options.

Celebrating the inaugural flight, Conrad Sangma, chief minister, Meghalaya tweeted: 

William Boulter, chief commercial officer, Indigo said, “We are delighted to inaugurate our flights from Kolkata to Shillong and Raipur. Kolkata-Shillong is an RCS route, which will significantly increase connectivity and tourist traffic in the north-eastern region.

“With this expansion, we hope to create more affordable, point-to-point connectivity for our passengers. Indigo will continue to offer an on-time, courteous and hassle-free service and affordable flying experience always.”

Aneri Shroff  

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