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Indigo adds Pantnagar as its 72nd domestic destination

India’s largest low cost carrier Indigo has announced the addition of Pantnagar in Uttarakhand as its 72nd domestic destination.

2nd destination in the state of Uttarakhand

Pantnagar is Indigo’s second destination in the mountain state of Uttarakhand. Starting 27th March 2022, the airline will operate daily flights between Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport and Pantnagar Airport & between Dehradun’s Jolly Grant Airport and Pantnagar Airport. The flights from Delhi will run with the following schedule:

  • Delhi-Pantnagar
  • Departure time: 12:45
  • Arrival time: 13:50
  • Flight time: 1 hour and 5 minutes
  • Flight number: 6E7324
  • Frequency: Daily
  • Pantnagar-Delhi
  • Departure time: 16:25
  • Arrival time: 17:35
  • Flight time: 1 hour and 10 minutes
  • Flight number: 6E7325
  • Frequency: Daily

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The flights from Dehradun will run with the following schedule:

  • Pantnagar-Dehradun
  • Departure time: 14:10
  • Arrival time: 15:00
  • Flight time: 50 minutes
  • Flight number: 6E7415
  • Frequency: Daily
  • Dehradun-Pantnagar
  • Departure time: 15:20
  • Arrival time: 16:05
  • Flight time: 45 minutes
  • Flight number: 6E7413
  • Frequency: Daily

These flights will be operated by ATR72-600 aircraft featuring 72 Economy Class seats.

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

We are pleased to announce Pantnagar as our 72nd domestic destination and 96th overall destination. Pantnagar would provide easy access to Uttarakhand’s Kumaon region with tourist attractions like Jim Corbett, Nainital, Bhimtal; religious destinations including Haridwar and Rishikesh; as well as industrial hubs like Rudrapur. Pantnagar is also a leading destination for education in agriculture. Enhanced connectivity from Pantnagar, one of the key airports in the Kumaon region, will boost tourism, trade, and commerce in the state. We strive to consistently provide our signature on-time, courteous and hassle-free service at affordable fares, across our unparalleled network onboard our lean clean flying machine.

Indigo states that these flights are designed to cater to business and leisure travellers. Connectivity to Pantnagar also helps in enhancing tourist footprint in destinations like Ranikhet, Mukteshwar, Mussoorie, Almora, Kausani, Binsar, Ramgarh, Munsiyari, Abott Mount, Chaukari, Lohaghat, Berinag, and Jeolikot.

Pantnagar is an industrial town situated in the Udham Singh Nagar district of Uttarakhand state. The town is famous as the first agricultural university of India was established here in 1960.

Pantnagar is already connected with Dehradun with Alliance Air operating 4-flights-a-week between the two cities. Interestingly, Alliance Air is increasing flights between Dehradun and Pantnagar to daily on 27th March 2022.

Meanwhile, Indigo recently announced two new destinations from Tiruchirappalli.

Featured image by Indigo

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