- Shirdi connected to Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Indore via daily direct flights
- Mysore connected to Hyderabad via direct flights under UDAN
National, October 30, 2019: In-line with its vision of increasing point-to-point connectivity across Tier II and III cities, IndiGo, India’s leading airline, inaugurated flights from Shirdi and Mysore – its 59th and 60th domestic destinations respectively on October 27, 2019. The new flights connect Shirdi to Bengaluru, Hyderabad and Indore via daily direct flights, while Mysore has been connected to Hyderabad via direct flights operating under UDAN. All these flights are being operated on IndiGo’s ATR fleet. The inaugural ceremony at Mysore was graced by AAI Officials, local MP, MLA and government officials. The maiden flight to Shirdi was received in presence of airport officials and the local MLA.
William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said, “We are delighted to inaugurate flights from Shirdi and Mysore on the auspicious occasion of Diwali. Shirdi being a well-known pilgrim destination for Indians across the country, and Mysore locally known as the ‘Cultural capital of Karnataka’, we are confident that we will able to cater to the travellers who look for affordable, on-time and hassle-free travel options. Karnataka tourism board is currently propagating the rich and untapped historical and cultural attractions to make Mysore a year-round tourist hub. With increased connectivity to the city, we are positive that these flights will be an enabler to channelise Mysore’s potential as a tourist destination into its development and growth for the city”.
Boulter further added, “IndiGo will continue to expand its network to meet the requirements of both business and leisure travellers. It is our constant endeavour to provide flexibility of choice to our customers while offering on-time, affordable, courteous and hassle-free flying experience always”.