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Indigo launches maiden flights connecting Lucknow, Goa to Pune

A senior official from the airports authority of India, requesting anonymity said that the announcement would increase travelling options for the people in the city.

pune Updated: Jul 27, 2018 17:14 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Indigo will be the first airlines to operate on the specific routes connecting Lucknow, Goa to Pune. (HT Photo )

Indigo is all set to start a daily operational flight from Lucknow to Goa and Lucknow to Pune. Indigo will be the first airlines to operate on these specific routes.

The Lohegaon international airport in Pune, informed residents of the development through its official twitter handle and tweeted, “New daily Goa Pune Goa flights from September 15.”

A senior official from airport authority of India, Pune airport, requesting anonymity, said, “It is indeed a very good announcement which will further increase the travelling options for the people in the city. Pune is growing to become one of the prime locations for all airlines who are willing to start their operations from the city.”

Mr Sanjay Kumar, chief commercial officer, Indigo, said, “We are pleased to announce the launch of these two sectors from Lucknow, which will further provide more flexibility of choice to our customers. Lucknow continues to hold immense potential for Indigo and we are indeed happy to be the first airline to operate maiden flights between Lucknow-Goa-Lucknow and Lucknow-Pune-Lucknow.”

He added, “We are providing affordable fares on the new routes for 6E travellers. It is our constant endeavour to provide the best travel experience to our customers, as Indigo continues to offer them on-time, courteous, and hassle-free services and an affordable flying experience.”

Rise in number of flyers from city

2013-2014: 3,597,117

2014-2015: 41,90,509

2015-2016: 54,99,398

2016-2017: 65,12,005

2017-2018: 71,99,855

First Published: Jul 27, 2018 17:11 IST