IndiGo has launched direct flights between Delhi and Baku along with additional flights to Middle East destinations. Lets have a look at all routes in this article.
IndiGo to Baku and Middle East
India’s leading airline, IndiGo has launched non-stop flights between India and Azerbaijan. Yesterday, the airline operated inaugural flight between Delhi International Airport (DEL) and Baku Heydar Aliyev International Airport (GYD). Airbus A320neo registered as VT-IPO operated the maiden service. IndiGo will now operate 4X weekly flights to Baku on Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays. The airline will deploy the 186 seater Airbus A320neo aircraft on this route.
Just like other Nairobi, Tbilisi and Jakarta, IndiGo also operated charter services to Baku during the pandemic. Now, the airline has started scheduled services. IndiGo Head of Global Sales Vinay Malhotra recently said that if the airline gets good response, then it will upgrade this routes to 232 seater Airbus A321neo.
Delhi-Baku Flight Schedule
6E 1803 : The Airbus A320neo departs Delhi IGI at 20:20 hrs and arrives at Baku International Airport at 23:50 hrs.
6E 1804 : Next day, the aircraft departs on 01:40 hrs and arrives at Delhi IGI at 07:10 hrs.
Network Expansion in Gulf region
Along with Baku launch, the airline also started 2 more routes to Middle East from Ahmedabad Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel International Airport (AMD). The routes are as following :
- Ahmedabad to Jeddah to Ahmedabad
- Ahmedabad to Abu Dhabi to Ahmedabad
Maiden flights for both routes were operated yesterday. VT-IPS operated the maiden flight on Ahmedabad to Jeddah route. Meanwhile, VT-ISR operated on Ahmedabad to Abu Dhabi route. From now, the airline will connect both these routes daily with the Airbus A320neo.
Here is a quick look at the flight schedule :
6E 91 : Departs Ahmedabad at 19:20 and arrives Jeddah at 21:55
6E 92 : Departs Jeddah at 22:55 and arrives Ahmedabad at 06:35 in morning next day
Timings of Abu Dhabi Service
6E 75 : Departs Ahmedabad at 20:00 and arrives Abu Dhabi at 21:35
6E 76 : Departs Abu Dhabi at 22:35 and arrives at Ahmedabad Airport at 03:25 next day
Source Credits : Flightradar24