ndoIndiGo ventures on the Buddhist circuit with the launch of daily non-stop ATR flights between Kolkata, Gaya and Varanasi. Effective August 08, 2019, IndiGo will initiate flight operations on Kolkata – Gaya, Kolkata – Patna, Kolkata – Varanasi and Gaya – Varanasi routes along with additional frequency on Kolkata – Varanasi route. Bookings on these routes are open with immediate effect, with fares starting at INR 1499.
The new flights are designed to cater to business travellers as well as leisure travellers who would like to experience Buddhist history and spirituality. The flights will provide new and affordable flying options on these routes.
William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said, “As a part of our endeavour to enhance domestic connectivity, our ATR fleet helps us serve regional operations efficiently. We are delighted to have launched these flights on the Buddhist circuit, which not only provide more travel options to customers, but also enable people to come closer to Indian history and spirituality. These flights will also help attract new tourist arrivals from around South East Asia, where IndiGo is adding a number of new routes into Kolkata over the next few months, including services from Vietnam, Hong Kong and China.”