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IndiGo continues to expand in Central Asia with new flights to Tashkent

Indian low cost carrier IndiGo has announced new flights to Tashkent, Uzbekistan, thus continuing with its expansion in Central Asia.

Starting 22nd September 2023, IndiGo will operate 4-flights-a-week between Delhi and Tashkent with the following schedule:

  • Delhi-Tashkent
  • Departure time: 20:50
  • Arrival time: 23:25
  • Flight time: 3 hours and 5 minutes
  • Flight number: 6E1805
  • Frequency: Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays
  • Tashkent-Delhi
  • Departure time: 01:05
  • Arrival time: 05:10
  • Flight time: 3 hours and 35 minutes
  • Flight number: 6E1806
  • Frequency: Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays

These flights will be operated by Airbus A320neo aircraft in an all Economy configuration. IndiGo will directly compete with Uzbekistan Airways on this route, which operates up to two daily flights. Tashkent-Delhi is yet another route where a foreign carrier served but an Indian carrier did not and that is soon changing for good.

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We are thrilled to announce the magnificent addition of Tashkent, the capital & the largest city of Uzbekistan, as the 31st international destination in our 6E network. As a cherished cultural hub and a storied city along the Great Silk Trade-Route, Tashkent beckons travellers with a tapestry of timeless wonders to explore at the heart of Central Asia. Located in northeastern Uzbekistan, near the border with Kazakhstan, this opens a gateway for the Indian travelers to experience the enchanting charm of Uzbekistan, fostering enriching ties of commerce and culture between our two nations. IndiGo remains committed to delivering affordable, on-time, courteous, and hassle-free travel experiences across our unparalleled network.

said Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo.

Tashkent is IndiGo’s 31st international destination and 110th overall destination. Tashkent, Uzbekistan’s captivating capital, is renowned for its vibrant cultural scene, boasting fascinating museums and exhibition halls with diverse collections and expositions. The city offers a mesmerizing blend of modern and Soviet-era architecture. Paying homage to the nation’s history, the State Museum of History traces Uzbekistan’s evolution from the early Paleolithic period to the present day. The Amir Timur Museum houses precious manuscripts, weapons, and other relics from the Timurid dynasty.

Tashkent’s skyline is graced by the Tashkent Tower, offering breathtaking city views from its observation deck. Visitors can explore an array of historical and cultural landmarks, including the bustling Chorsu Bazaar, the graceful Minor Mosque, the artistic Museum of Applied Arts, and the monumental Amir Temur Square, among other attractions.

Featured image by JetPhotos/Sanskar Nawani

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