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Zayed International Airport

IndiGo flies to new India cities from Zayed International Airport

ABU DHABI, May 16, 2024

Abu Dhabi Airports has announced the expansion of its network and connectivity with the launch of daily flights from Zayed International Airport to key destinations in India like Chandigarh (Punjab) and Kannur (Kerala) with Indian carrier, IndiGo, launching new routes from the airport.

IndiGo, which commenced operations from Abu Dhabi's Zayed International Airport in 2020, has further expanded its flights schedule. The addition of 21 weekly flights marks a 50% increase in IndiGo’s flights from Abu Dhabi, bringing the airline’s total to 63 weekly frequencies.

This includes the launch of new flights to Kannur and the previously unserved city of Chandigarh, bringing the total number of destinations served from Zayed International Airport to over 120, and the resumption of daily flights to Lucknow.

The introduction of a direct route to Chandigarh to meet growing travel demands underscores Abu Dhabi Airports' ambition to enhance connectivity and foster seamless travel experiences for passengers and solidify Zayed International Airport as an aviation hub, a statement said.

Elena Sorlini, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer at Abu Dhabi Airports said: "IndiGo’s significant increase in capacity and the launch of these new routes marks an important milestone in the commitment to our partnership and readiness to expand and diversify our network of destinations.

“This enhanced connectivity not only strengthens our position as a preferred hub in the region but also reinforces Abu Dhabi's connectivity with key destinations in India."

Pieter Elbers, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo said: “We are delighted to announce our latest network expansion from the Zayed International Airport in Abu Dhabi. As India’s leading airline, IndiGo has consistently been at the forefront in enhancing connectivity and giving wings to the nation.

“This strategic expansion will solidify our presence in the United Arab Emirates and present discerning business and leisure travellers with an array of improved flight options, enabling effortless connectivity across our unmatched network. We remain committed to collaborating with Abu Dhabi Airports.” – TradeArabia News Service



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