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IndiGo to launch flights to Almaty, Kazakhstan

IndiGo has announced that it will soon launch flights to Almaty in Kazakhstan, as part of its foray into Central Asia.

As of 23rd September 2023, IndiGo will operate three-weekly flights between Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport and Almaty International Airport with the following schedule:

  • Delhi-Almaty
  • Departure time: 20:50
  • Arrival time: 01:05 (the next day)
  • Flight time: 3 hours and 45 minutes
  • Flight number: 6E1801
  • Frequency: Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays
  • Almaty-Delhi
  • Departure time: 02:05
  • Arrival time: 05:10
  • Flight time: 3 hours and 35 minutes
  • Flight number: 6E1802
  • Frequency: Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays

These flights will be operated by IndiGo’s Airbus A320neo aircraft in an all-Economy configuration.

We are excited to introduce new direct connectivity between Delhi and Almaty, Kazakhstan, opening access to one of the world’s ten largest countries. This addition holds great promise for leisure travelers, who can now explore Kazakhstan’s impressive architectural landmarks and vibrant city atmosphere. Almaty is Kazakhstan’s largest metropolis, remains their major commercial, financial, and cultural centre. This connectivity will further foster trade and commerce, given Kazakhstan’s status as the wealthiest country in Central Asia. We firmly believe that this expansion will also lead to a substantial increase in tourism. We will continue to enhance our connectivity and remain committed to our promise of providing on-time, affordable, courteous, and hassle-free travel experiences to our customers across our wide network.

said Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo.

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Almaty will be the carrier’s 32nd international destination and the 111th overall.

Almaty, the biggest city in Kazakhstan, attracts thousands of visitors with its beautiful blend of nature and city life. Surrounded by the Trans-Ili Alatau Mountains, Almaty offers stunning sceneries and breathtaking views. The Medeu ice-skating rink and Shymbulak ski resort are two of the most visited attractions in Almaty. The city also boasts numerous museums, theaters, and parks, making it a perfect place for relaxing walks and enjoyment. As a significant economic hub in Central Asia, Almaty’s main industries include finance, technology, education, and tourism. With its interesting history, diverse culture, and economic importance, Almaty is a great place to explore for travelers who love adventure and city vibes.

Featured image by IndiGo

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