IndiGo to launch direct flights from Surat to Dubai

Tri-weekly service to commence from Feb 23
2024-01-26
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/ New Delhi
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IndiGo to launch direct flights from Surat to Dubai

Surat becomes the second city in Gujarat with direct connectivity to Dubai on the IndiGo network

IndiGo Airlines has announced the addition of a new route to its 6E network with direct flights to Dubai from Surat, thrice a week.
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India’s largest airline IndiGo has introduced direct flights between Dubai and Surat that will operate tri-weekly with effect from February 23. 

In a press statement, IndiGo says that the addition of this strategic route to the 6E network is designed to facilitate seamless travel for tourists and business travellers and enhance bilateral economic growth and relations between India and the United Arab Emirates.

It adds that the flight 6E 1992 will depart from Dubai at 17:15 hours to arrive in Surat at 21:30 hours every Wednesday, Friday and Sunday from February 23. From February 24, 6E 1991 flight will depart from Surat at 0:35 hours to arrive in Dubai at 2:25 hours every Saturday. The same flight will also operate on the same route on Mondays, from February 26, and Thursdays, from February 29, departing at 01:10 hours and 03:00 hours to arrive at 0:10 and 02:00 respectively.

Vinay Malhotra

Vinay Malhotra

“We are delighted to introduce direct connectivity between Dubai and Surat, the two major commercial and economic hubs in the Middle East and India. With the addition of these flights, IndiGo will operate 108 direct flights a week to Dubai from 13 cities in India. Surat, in Gujarat, is well-known for its flourishing textile and diamond industries, and enhancing connectivity with Dubai, will provide business travellers with trade opportunities and significantly contribute to economic development in both regions. As India’s leading carrier, we remain committed to providing our customers with seamless connectivity through the extensive 6E network, across India as well as overseas, and delivering on our promise of providing affordable, on-time, courteous, and hassle-free travel experiences,” says Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo.

IndiGo says that with the addition of this flight, Surat becomes the second city in Gujarat with direct connectivity to Dubai on the IndiGo network. Starting from February 22, additional frequencies will also be introduced on the Hyderabad-Dubai route, adds the airline.

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