IndiGo announces first Lucknow to Srinagar flight

NEW DELHI: No-frill airline IndiGo Saturday launched connecting flight from Lucknow to Srinagar and fifth non-stop flight from Delhi to Srinagar.
IndiGo said its eight new flights will mostly increase frequencies to connect major cities like Bhubaneshwar, Guwahati, Dibrugarh, Lucknow and Srinagar.
Effective from Saturday, IndiGo started operations of new daily non-stop flights between Delhi and Dibrugarh and return via Guwahati and Kolkata. It would also connect Lucknow with Srinagar via Delhi, an airline statement said.
IndiGo also announced a third non-stop flight from Delhi to Bhubaneshwar and Guwahati, fifth non-stop flight from Delhi to Lucknow and Srinagar and sixth non-stop flight between Delhi and Hyderabad.
Commenting on the new flights, IndiGo’s President and Executive Director Aditya Ghosh said, “We are committed to providing maximum connectivity on our network…and are confident that these additional flights will prove immensely convenient for our passengers.”
He said Dibrugarh would become an important part of the airline’s destination network.
With a fleet of 77 Airbus A-320s, IndiGo would now on operate 485 daily flights connecting 36 destinations.    —PTI