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IndiGo connects Chennai and Durgapur with new direct flights starting May 16th


IndiGo announced on Friday its plans to launch direct flights from Chennai to Durgapur in West Bengal starting May 16. Additionally, the airline will resume operations on the Chennai-Bangkok route from May 15.

According to a statement by IndiGo, the connectivity between Chennai and Bangkok, as well as Durgapur, will offer both business and leisure travellers increased flight options, contributing to economic growth in the region.

With the inclusion of Chennai, IndiGo now operates 28 weekly flights from Durgapur to major metro cities. This new service will provide travellers from Durgapur, West Bengal, with more choices to connect to other domestic and international destinations via Chennai.

Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo, expressed satisfaction with the new routes, stating, “We are pleased to announce the launch of direct flights between Chennai and Durgapur, as well as the resumption of direct flights between Chennai and Bangkok. The enhanced accessibility and connectivity provided by these flights will not only strengthen regional and international connectivity but also create new trade and tourism opportunities.”

Malhotra further highlighted IndiGo’s commitment to providing affordable, punctual, courteous, and hassle-free travel experiences across an extensive network. He noted that with these new flights, IndiGo now operates 69 direct flights to Thailand from seven cities in India.

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