Indigo strengthens connectivity on Buddhist network with the commencement of operations on Kolkata–Gaya, Kolkata–Patna, Kolkata–Varanasi and Gaya–Varanasi routes. An additional frequency on Kolkata–Varanasi route has also been added.

Flight schedule:

Flight No.  Departure Arrival Time of Departure Time of Arrival Frequency
6E 7713 Kolkata Gaya 0725 0905 Daily
6E 7714 Gaya Kolkata 0925 1025 Daily except Sunday
6E 7715 Kolkata Gaya 1110 1220 Daily except Sunday
6E 7714 Gaya Varanasi 0925 1040 Sunday
6E 7725 Varanasi Gaya 1125 1220 Sunday
6E 7715 Gaya Varanasi 1240 1325 Daily
6E 7716 Varanasi Gaya 1355 1450 Daily
6E 7716 Gaya Kolkata 1510 1700 Daily
6E 7717 Kolkata Patna 1730 1855 Daily

The launch of these new routes are expected to bolster the low-cost carrier’s ATR operations.

William Boulter, chief commercial officer, Indigo said, “We are delighted to inaugurate our flights to Gaya, connecting the Buddhist circuit. We are already experiencing a great demand from domestic customers on these routes.

“Our international connections from Kolkata to Myanmar and Vietnam will further provide a fillip to the tourism economy in the region, with more international travellers flying in to experience the rich Buddhist history and spirituality in India. We will continue to create more affordable, point-to-point connectivity for our passengers, while offering an on-time, courteous and hassle-free service to our customers.”

Aneri Shroff