In a bid to consolidate its position in the Middle-East market, IndiGo airlines has announced Sharjah as its 6th international and 43rd overall destination in its schedule. The new daily non-stop flights on Sharjah-Kozhikode, Muscat-Kozhikode route would come to into effect from March 20 while Sharjah-Thiruvnanthapuram from April 8, a company release said here today.
These new flights will further consolidate IndiGo’s position as the fastest growing airline in India, the release said.
With 126 Airbus A320 aircraft, the company will operate 857 daily flights, connecting 43 destinations with effect from March 2017.
Speaking on the addition of the new destination, President and Whole Time Director of IndiGo, Aditya Ghosh said, “We are extremely pleased to expand our international network with Sharjah and an additional connection between Muscat and Kozhikode.
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Middle-East has been an important market for IndiGo and expanding operations to Sharjah and Muscat is a testament to the growing demand from the sector. We are hopeful that these new flights will prove to be immensely popular among fliers, he said.