IndiGo launches daily direct Singapore-Bengaluru flight
Continuing to strengthen its network in the Asia-pacific region, IndiGo, India’s largest and fastest growing low-cost carrier is pleased to announce its first non-stop flight and 5th overall flight between Singapore and Bengaluru with effect from June 30, 2017. With the launch of the daily direct flight, IndiGo offers an affordable and a convenient option on two of the busiest business sectors.
Commenting on the launch, Sanjay Kumar, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said, “Both Singapore and Bengaluru are strong business and tourism hubs and attract significant passenger traffic. It gives us pleasure to introduce a direct flight on Singapore-Bengaluru route which will save flyers upto three hours of travel each way. We have been witnessing an encouraging traffic to Singapore from the cities in the south of India. There is a large Indian diaspora that resides in Singapore and regularly travels to their home to connect with their heritage and loved ones. Increased to and fro flights will not only boost tourism but also provide an affordable fare and a superior travel experience to flyers.”
|Flight Number||Sector||Frequency||Dep. Time||Arr. Time||Effective Date||Round Trip fare|
|6E 73||Bengaluru-Singapore||Daily non-stop flight||21:20||4:30||30-Jun-17||INR 14242|
|6E 58||Singapore-Bengaluru||Daily non-stop flight||5:30||8:00||01-July-17||SGD 295|
IndiGo is India’s largest airline with a market share of 41.4% as of April 2017. IndiGo is one of the fastest growing low cost carrier in the world (source: CAPA). IndiGo has a simple philosophy: offer fares that are always low, flights that are on time, and a travel experience that is courteous and hassle-free. IndiGo, with a Technical Dispatch Reliability of 99.86%, has one of the best On Time Performances in India. With its fleet of 134 Airbus A320 family aircraft, the airline operates 934 daily flights connecting 46 destinations.
IndiGo is led by its President and Whole-time Director, Aditya Ghosh and is promoted by InterGlobe Enterprises and Mr. Rakesh Gangwal, an aviation industry veteran and entrepreneur. InterGlobe Enterprises is a leader in aviation, hospitality and travel related services‚ growing the market through innovation and service leadership. We build businesses and represent global brands that deliver quality and value. Established in 1989‚ with headquarters in Gurgaon‚ today InterGlobe has a network of 126 offices across 59 cities globally. InterGlobe employs more than 20,000 professionals across its businesses which include IndiGo (InterGlobe Aviation), InterGlobe Technologies‚ InterGlobe Air Transport‚ InterGlobe Technology Quotient‚ InterGlobe Hotels and InterGlobe Education (www.interglobe.com)