Published on : Wednesday, September 1, 2021
In-line with its vision to further strengthen regional connectivity, IndiGo, India’s leading carrier, today commenced operations from Indian historical city Gwalior.
The new route was inaugurated with lamp lighting at the Gwalior airport as well as Ministry of Civil Aviation in New Delhi.
The ceremony was graced by Honourable Union Minister for Civil Aviation – Shri Jyotiraditya Scindia (virtually), Honourable Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh (virtually-TBC), Shri Shivraj Singh Chouhan, and other eminent dignitaries from Gwalior, Bhopal, and Indore at the Gwalior airport.
Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer, IndiGo said thtare pleased to launch operations from Gwalior making it IndiGo’s 70th domestic destination and 4th station in the state of Madhya Pradesh. This is yet another milestone for us as we make further strides in our plan to connect seven regional destinations on 6E network this year.
The winter capital of Madhya Pradesh, Gwalior, is known for its beautiful forts, temples, tomb, museum, and palaces. The increased accessibility will not only enhance trade and commerce, but also promote tourism in Gwalior, especially at this time when Indians are increasingly looking towards domestic vacations to rejuvenate and distress.
For Indians seeking to explore the culture rich domestic cities, they are committed to providing an affordable, on-time, safe and hassle-free travel experience, onboard their lean clean flying machine.
Starting this month, IndiGo will now be operating 486 weekly flights from these four cities to key destinations across the country. These new connections will strengthen connectivity to and from these cities in Madhya Pradesh, while fulfilling the demand for enhanced regional connectivity. IndiGo will also connect Gwalior to other metro and major cities like Bengaluru, Kolkata and Hyderabad via Delhi and Mumbai and Goa via Indore.