• Effective December 21, new daily and non-stop flights between Bangkok to Kolkata
• With 61 brand new Airbus A320s, 6E will now operate¬ 373 daily flights, connecting 33 destinations
Bangkok, 10 Dec, 2012: Reinforcing its commitment to the international market, IndiGo, India’s largest and fastest growing airline has announced the introduction of new flights connecting Bangkok with Kolkata. Effective December 21, 2012, the airline will launch its new daily and non-stop flights on the route. IndiGo will be offering introductory return fare of Thai Bhat 4917* (or INR 9009) on all new flights.
Both corporate and leisure travellers will now have the opportunity to experience the matchless on-time performance that IndiGo is synonymous with in the Indian skies. IndiGo’s is positioned as the fastest growing airline in India, with 61 brand new Airbus A320s - 6E operates 373 daily flights, connecting 33 destinations.
International flight schedules for new route are:
*All inclusive Lowest round-trip fare. Limited seats.
Elaborating on the new route expansion, Aditya Ghosh, President, IndiGo said, “Bangkok holds a lot of promise for us at IndiGo and indeed is a key market for us. Expanding operations on this route is in line with our growth strategy outlined for both the regions. There are strong trade and tourism ties between Thailand and eastern region of India and travelers have requirements of low fares by an Indian airline. We are absolutely delighted to announce new daily and non-stop flights between Bangkok and Kolkata effective December 21. With rising business and tourism stemming from the region, IndiGo is determined to provide the best travel experience to all those who wish to fly to and from Bangkok. Our affordable fares on these new routes will further grow the market and benefit travelers.
Ghosh further added, “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. We hope to provide the much needed avenue for countless Indians to explore wider horizons and at the same time open up the doors to more and more overseas travellers to experience India.”
IndiGo is India's largest airline with a market share of 27.8% as of October, 2012 as well as the country's largest low fare carrier. IndiGo is the fastest growing low cost carrier in the world (source: CAPA). IndiGo has a simple philosophy: offer fares that are always low, flights that are on time, and a courteous, hassle-free travel experience. IndiGo’s On Time Performance is one of the best in India. IndiGo’s Technical Dispatch Reliability is 99.91% making it the airline with the least number of cancellations in India. With its fleet of 61 new Airbus A320 aircraft, the airline offers 373 daily flights connecting 33 destinations - Agartala, Ahmedabad, Bangkok, Bengaluru, Bhubaneswar, Coimbatore, Chennai, Delhi, Dibrugarh, Dubai, Goa, Guwahati, Hyderabad, Imphal, Indore, Jaipur, Jammu, Kathmandu, Kochi, Kolkata, Lucknow, Mumbai, Muscat, Nagpur, Patna, Pune, Raipur, Singapore, Srinagar, Trivandrum, Vadodara, Vishakhapatnam, and Chandigarh. IndiGo has recently announced its international flights from Delhi to Bangkok, Dubai, Kathmandu and Singapore as well as from Mumbai to Bangkok, Dubai, Muscat and Singapore. The first international flight commenced on September 01, 2011.
As the youngest, yet fastest growing airline in India, IndiGo has flown over 50 million passengers in six years.
IndiGo is led by its President, Aditya Ghosh and is promoted by InterGlobe Enterprises and Mr. Rakesh Gangwal, an aviation industry veteran and entrepreneur. InterGlobe Enterprises is a leader in aviation and travel related services‚ growing the market through innovation and service leadership. We build businesses and represent global brands that deliver quality and value. Established in 1989‚ with headquarters in Gurgaon‚ today InterGlobe has a network of 126 offices across 59 cities globally. InterGlobe employs more than 11,000 professionals across its businesses which include IndiGo (InterGlobe Aviation)‚ InterGlobe Technologies‚ InterGlobe Air Transport‚ InterGlobe Technology Quotient‚ InterGlobe Hotels, InterGlobe Retail, and InterGlobe Established.
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