IndiGo adds Bagdogra as a destination. New Ahmedabad Mumbai Guwahati flight.

India’s largest domestic airline is adding Bagdogra as its 30th domestic destination from December 1, 2013.

With its 71st A320 joining the fleet, IndiGo will operate 448 daily flights to 30 domestic and five international destinations.

Flight 6E-434 commences an almost 12 hour duty cycle at 05:45 starting at Ahmedabad to Mumbai to Guwahati to Bagdogra to Kolkata to Bangalore. In reverse flight 6E-433 starts at 11:05 in Bangalore and ends at 23:20 at Ahmedabad.

Thus, the new schedule sees introduction of new daily non-stop flights to Bagdogra from Guwahati and Kolkata. Bagdogra will also be connected to Mumbai via Guwahati, and to Bangalore via Kolkata.

IndiGo will also launch a seventh daily non-stop flight between Delhi and Kolkata and also a daily non-stop flight between Mumbai and Guwahati, offering a same plane one-stop service from Ahmedabad to Guwahati. It is not clear if a passenger can take a two-stop same plane service from Ahmedabad to Bagdogra.

Aditya Ghosh, President, IndiGo said,

“We are extremely pleased about adding Bagdogra as our 35th destination of operations as it is a landmark moment for us. Bagdogra is going to be an important part of our destination network because it holds good prospect for commercial business apart from the region of Darjeeling, Siliguri and New Jalpaiguri. We are committed to providing maximum connectivity from Bagdogra on our network by catering to various segments and we are confident that these additional services will prove immensely popular with our passengers. We are planning to increase the connectivity to and from Bagdogra and expand our operations with additional flights. It is our constant endeavour to provide more flexibility of choice for our customers as IndiGo continues to offer them on time, hassle free and always affordable flying experience.”

About Devesh Agarwal

A electronics and automotive product management, marketing and branding expert, he was awarded a silver medal at the Lockheed Martin innovation competition 2010. He is ranked 6th on Mashable's list of aviation pros on Twitter and in addition to Bangalore Aviation, he has contributed to leading publications like Aviation Week, Conde Nast Traveller India, The Economic Times, and The Mint (a Wall Street Journal content partner). He remains a frequent flier and shares the good, the bad, and the ugly about the Indian aviation industry without fear or favour.

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