IndiGo to operate first flight out of Ayodhya from January 6, ET TravelWorld News, ET TravelWorld

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<p>Ayodhya Airport under construction</p>
Ayodhya Airport under construction

IndiGo has announced Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh as its 86th domestic and 118th overall destination in their 6E network as the airline is all set to commence operations from the holy city. IndiGo is also going to be the first airline to operate flights from the soon-to-be-opened Maryada Purushottam Shri Ram International Airport in Ayodhya.

The first flight from Delhi will arrive in Ayodhya on December 30, 2023. Thereafter, direct commercial flights between Delhi and Ayodhya will commence from January 06, 2024, followed by tri-weekly flights between Ahmedabad and Ayodhya from January 11, 2024.

With the inauguration of the Ram Mandir in Ayodhya scheduled for January 2024, the city is expected to witness a significant surge in travel activity. These new flights will provide pilgrims direct access to Ayodhya from Delhi and Ahmedabad and further across the 6E network across India and overseas.

Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo said, “We are delighted to announce the launch of operations from IndiGo’s 86th domestic destination, Ayodhya. The new flights connecting Delhi-Ayodhya and Ahmedabad-Ayodhya will bring Ayodhya on the country’s aviation map. Given Ayodhya’s historical and cultural significance, our new flights will provide ease of access to the city for pilgrims as well as other tourists. As India’s leading carrier.”

Ayodhya holds tremendous historical and cultural importance in India. For centuries, it has been a cornerstone of religious devotion, as it is the sacred birthplace of Lord Rama. The city boasts a plethora of ancient temples, ghats, and sacred sites that draw pilgrims and tourists from across the globe. Among these landmarks, the upcoming Ram Mandir holds a prominent place that is expected to attract worshippers from across the globe.

Flight schedule:

Flight No. Origin Destination Frequency Effective Departure Arrival
6E 2128 Delhi Ayodhya Jan 06, 2024# 11:55 13:15
6E 2129 Ayodhya Delhi Jan 06, 2024# 13:45 15:00
6E 2128 Delhi Ayodhya Daily Jan 10, 2024 11:55 13:15
6E 2129 Ayodhya Delhi Daily Jan 10, 2024 13:45 15:00
6E 6375 Ahmedabad Ayodhya Tue, Thurs, and Sat Jan 11, 2024 9:10 11:00
6E 112 Ayodhya Ahmedabad Tue, Thurs, and Sat Jan 11, 2024 11:30 13:40

  • Published On Dec 14, 2023 at 02:24 PM IST

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