NITN | @@notintownlive | 04 Jan 2020
New Delhi/NITN: In a bid to strengthen connectivity within North-East India, Indian airline IndiGo has announced Aizawl as its 62nd domestic and 85th overall destination.
Mizoram will be the sixth amongst the eight north-eastern sister states to be connected by IndiGo to it large domestic and international network. The airline already operates flights to and from five North-Eastern states including Assam (Guwahati), Nagaland (Dimapur), Manipur (Imphal), Tripura (Agartala), Meghalaya (Shillong).
The airline has launched 15 new flights including operations on 6 new RCS routes with 4 of them exclusive to IndiGo.
The routes under the Regional Connectivity Scheme include Gorakhpur-Prayagraj (exclusive), Prayagraj-Gorakhpur (exclusive), Aizawl-Agartala (exclusive), Agartala-Aizawl (exclusive), Varanasi-Bhubaneshwar and Bhubaneshwar-Varanasi. The new routes will be serviced by ATR aircraft.
William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said, “In our mission to promote trade and tourism through increased mobility, we are delighted to add Aizawl as the 62nd domestic destination in our network. These flights reflect our relentless commitment to further strengthening the network within the north-eastern corridors of India, while enabling the Government’s “Act East” vision.
These flights are a step towards strengthening point-to-point connectivity from various states in the north-east, increasing mobility and accessibility in the region. We will continue to expand as per the sectoral demand, while offering an affordable, on-time, courteous and hassle-free flying experience across our unparalleled network”.
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