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Indigo announces flights from Darbhanga, Bihar

Indigo has announced flights from Darbhanga, the cultural capital of the Indian state of Bihar and its newest destination.

Flights from Darbhanga

Indigo, in-line with its vision to strengthen regional connectivity, has announced Darbhanga has its new domestic destination. Starting 5th July 2021, India’s largest carrier will fly daily from Darbhanga airport to Kolkata’s Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport and Hyderabad’s Rajiv Gandhi International Airport. Flights will be operated by a Airbus A320.

Flight schedule of Kolkata-Darbhanga-Kolkata route is:

  • Kolkata-Darbhanga
  • Departure time: 13:10
  • Arrival time: 14:25
  • Flight time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Flight number: 6E6919
  • Frequency: Daily
  • Darbhanga-Kolkata
  • Departure time: 14:55
  • Arrival time: 16:10
  • Flight time: 1 hour and 15 minutes
  • Flight number: 6E6921
  • Frequency: Daily

Flight schedule of Hyderabad-Darbhanga-Hyderabad is:

  • Hyderabad-Darbhanga
  • Departure time: 10:15
  • Arrival time: 12:15
  • Flight time: 2 hours
  • Flight number: 6E6923
  • Frequency: Daily
  • Darbhanga-Hyderabad
  • Departure time: 12:45
  • Arrival time: 14:45
  • Flight time: 2 hours
  • Flight number: 6E6924
  • Frequency: Daily

Darbhanga is the 6th largest metropolis in Bihar and is also one of the fastest growing cities of India owing to the increasing opportunities in manufacturing and trade across the states.

Sanjay Kumar, Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer, Indigo, said:

We are pleased to have one of Bihar’s largest cities, Darbhanga, as our new domestic destination in 6E network. Increased connectivity between the three states will help promote trade and commerce in the region. IndiGo is committed to provide wider networks with an affordable, on-time, safe and hassle-free travel experience onboard our lean clean flying machine.

Until now, SpiceJet was the only airline operating flights out of Darbhanga. It operates flights to Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Mumbai, Delhi, Hyderabad, Kolkata and Pune. With the entry of Indigo, passengers now will have more choice on flights to Darbhanga.

Meanwhile, Indigo recently launched flights to Rajkot and Bareilly & also introduced a door-to-door baggage service. The airline has also signed a deal with CFM for Leap-1A engines to power its aircrafts.

Featured image by Airbus

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