With a focus on expanding its network in tier II and tier III cities, Indigo has added Shirdi and Mysore as its 59th and 60th domestic destinations.
As a part of this, the Indian low-cost carrier has started flights connecting Shirdi with Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Indore via daily direct service. Likewise, direct flights on Mysore-Hyderabad sector have also been launched under UDAN scheme.
New flight schedule:
|Flight No||Departure||Arrival||Time of Departure||Time of Arrival||Frequency|
|6E 7241||Bengaluru||Tuticorin||0635||0815||Daily except Thursday|
|6E 7242||Tuticorin||Bengaluru||0835||1015||Daily except Thursday|
|6E 7171||Bengaluru||Madurai||0725||0855||Daily except Tuesday|
|6E 7172||Madurai||Bengaluru||0915||1040||Daily except Tuesday|
|6E 7172||Bengaluru||Belgaum||1105||1230||Daily except Tuesday|
|6E 7182||Belgaum||Bengaluru||1250||1415||Daily except Tuesday|
|6E 7173||Bengaluru||Hyderabad||1445||1615||Daily except Tuesday|
|6E 7921||Hyderabad||Mysore||1645||1840||Daily except Tuesday|
|6E 7922||Mysore||Hyderabad||1940||2150||Daily except Tuesday|
|6E 7176||Hyderabad||Bengaluru||2245||0020||Daily except Tuesday|
All these flights are being operated on Indigo’s ATR fleet.
Commenting on this new service, William Boulter, chief commercial officer, Indigo, said,“Shirdi is a well-known pilgrim destination for Indians across the country. Karnataka tourism board is currently propagating the rich and untapped historical and cultural attractions to make Mysore a year-round tourist hub. With increased connectivity to the city, we are positive that these flights will be an enabler to channelise Mysore’s potential as a tourist destination into its development and growth for the city.”
In other news, Indigo has started a new campaign, aimed at attracting domestic travellers who are looking at their first international travel. Starting today, Indigo is offering special promotional fares on its international destinations with return fares starting from ₹8,490.