Kolkata, Aug 30 : IndiGo, India’s leading carrier, today announced flight operations to Riyadh, making it the airline’s 22nd international and 82nd overall destination.
The new flights will directly connect Delhi with Riyadh and Kuwait, effective October 11 next. The airline currently operates a daily non-stop flight between Mumbai and Jeddah, thereby extending direct connectivity between the capital cities of India and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA), an IndiGo spokesperson on Friday said.
William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said,“We are very pleased to be opening flights between Delhi and Riyadh, connecting the capitals of both countries and strengthening IndiGo’s presence in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Riyadh has tremendous potential as a centre of commercial and political activity and we are convinced that our services will do well there, as they have done so far to
"We are adding services from Mumbai to Riyadh as well, maximizing the commercial potential of connections from India to Riyadh. Furthermore, we are building on our footprint in Kuwait, commencing a service from Delhi, adding to our destinations served to and from this important state in the Middle East,” Boulter added.
Mr Boulter further added, “IndiGo will continue to expand its network in middle-east to meet the requirements of both business and leisure travellers. It is our constant endeavour to provide flexibility of choice to our customers as IndiGo continues to offer them on-time, affordable, courteous and hassle-free flying experience always”.
These new flights are designed to cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options.
"Customers who would like to plan their travel can book tickets through our official website www.goindigo.in. The opening of this new market not only reinforces IndiGo’s commitment to enhance its international operations in the Middle-Eastern region," the spokesperson added. (UNI)