IndiGo to start flights to Singapore and Bangkok from Bhubaneswar next month
IndiGo has announced the launch of its new exclusive flights that will commence from June 03, 2023. These flights will connect the culturally rich city of Bhubaneswar to two of the most thrilling destinations in Asia – Singapore and Bangkok. The introduction of these international routes will not only improve connectivity but also enhance accessibility for passengers travelling to and from Bhubaneswar. IndiGo’s dedication to expanding its network was recently demonstrated by the announcement of the first international flight from Bhubaneswar to Dubai, which will begin operations from May 15, 2023. The Chief Minister, Naveen Patnaik, opened the flights for booking, and fares will start at INR 15,000.
According to the release, Electronics, chemicals, petroleum refining, and tourism are some of the major sectors of Bangkok and Singapore. Connecting these destinations to Bhubaneswar will not only boost tourism, but will also strengthen trade links. Singapore and Bangkok have also established themselves as significant medical tourism destinations, and their increased accessibility to Bhubaneswar will allow Odisha to fulfil its aspiration to establish itself as one of the leading destinations for medical tourism.
Speaking on this, Vinay Malhotra, Head Global Sales, IndiGo, said, “We are pleased to announce the launch of new exclusive international routes from Bhubaneswar. IndiGo has been at the forefront of enhancing international connectivity and these new flights to Singapore and Bangkok will encourage tourism and trade in the city and the state. These flights would not only make travel more efficient but will also provide customers with enhanced comfort. We will continue to explore more flight options for our customers and stay true to our promise of providing courteous, hassle-free, on-time, and affordable travel experience.”
Patnaik, said, “These new connections to Bangkok and Singapore from Bhubaneswar will not only reduce travel time but also enhance global connectivity from the state. The enhanced accessibility will increase trade and tourism, benefit our people and help us realise our goal of new Odisha.”
Bhubaneswar, also known as “The Temple City of India,” attracts pilgrims from all over the world. The city is a tourist hotspot and boasts of beautiful temple architecture. It has numerous tourist attractions, including the Lingaraj Temple, Iskcon Temple, Tikarpada Wildlife Sanctuary, Rajarani Temple, and Nandankanan Zoological Park. Bhubaneswar is also a major industrial city in Orissa, with several iron and steel manufacturing plants.