Establishing a robust domestic network, IndiGo, India’s leading carrier, announced the commencement of operations from the New Goa International Airport, Mopa in North Goa. The operations commenced today with direct flight between Hyderabad and Goa making it the 76th domestic and 102nd overall destination in 6E network, states a press release.
IndiGo will operate 168 weekly flights between Mopa and 8 domestic destinations like Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Jaipur, and Ahmedabad right from the start on first day of operations.
The new network will cater to the increasing demand owing to the popularity of Goa as a preferred leisure travel destination and will provide more options to the customers, making travel more affordable and enhancing direct connectivity to North Goa.
The present Dabolim Airport in South Goa will remain active, and IndiGo continues its existing operations there.
Speaking on the occasion, Pieter Elbers, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo said, “We are excited and proud with this largest ever, new station opening for us at new North Goa international airport in Mopa. It’s momentous for us at IndiGo to have such a massive opening and it speaks to our ambition and endeavour to provide connectivity, ease of accessibility and ever more options for our customers to one of the most-visited tourist destinations of the country. We continue to stay true to our promise of affordable fares, on-time performance, courteous and hassle-free service, connecting people with places they love.”