GMR Hyderabad International Airport to introduce direct IndiGo flight services to Singapore, Colombo
The introduction of these two new services was aimed at providing convenient travel options to passengers looking to explore captivating holiday destinations in Far East Asia and Sri Lanka
HYDERABAD: Taking air connectivity to the next level, GMR Hyderabad International Airport Ltd. (GHIAL) on Friday announced the introduction of two new flight services from Hyderabad to Singapore and Colombo with IndiGo.
IndiGo would begin operations on the Hyderabad to Singapore route on October 29, 2023, while its operations on the Hyderabad to Colombo route would begin on November 3, 2023. These new routes were an exciting addition to IndiGo's ever-growing network and were reflective of Hyderabad International Airport’s commitment to enhance connectivity for travelers.
The introduction of these two new services was aimed at providing convenient travel options to passengers looking to explore captivating holiday destinations in Far East Asia and Sri Lanka. The flight to Singapore 6E-1027 would depart from Hyderabad at 2:50 am (IST) and arrive in Singapore at 10 am (Singapore Standard Time).
The return flight 6E-1028 would depart from Singapore at 11:25 pm (Singapore Standard Time) and arrive in Hyderabad at 1:30 am. This daily nonstop flight would boost connectivity to Singapore, a key transit hub with seamless connectivity to various other destinations in Far East Asia, Australia, and beyond.
The flight to Colombo 6E-1181 would depart from Hyderabad at 11:50 am and arrive in Colombo at 2 pm. The return flight 6E-1182 would depart from Colombo at 3 pm and arrive in Hyderabad at 5 pm. This nonstop flight service would depart every Monday, Tuesday, Friday, and Sunday.
Commenting on the new routes, Pradeep Panicker, CEO-GHIAL, said, “We are delighted to be a part of this exciting development in connectivity. With the establishment of more international routes by airlines, travelers from southern and central India, particularly from Hyderabad, will now have a wider range of options to explore based on their travel preferences. Our ongoing efforts to enhance connectivity aim to cater to the needs of our passengers who transit through Hyderabad airport. This new air connectivity highlights our dedication to improving access to the global market and positioning Hyderabad Airport as a significant contributor to tourism and trade in the region. We are thrilled to play a role in facilitating seamless travel experiences for our passengers.”
Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo, said, “We are pleased to introduce direct flights from Hyderabad to Colombo and Singapore. As the travel landscape experiences remarkable growth, our focus remains on expanding our network while delivering hassle-free services that meet the evolving needs of our customers. This will serve as a catalyst for further boosting business ties, trade as well as tourism between India and Sri Lanka as well as Singapore. With these flights, we will connect Hyderabad to over ten international destinations. The introduction of these flights will not only enhance connectivity but also provide travellers with greater flexibility and convenience. As we continue to expand, we are committed to delivering on our promise of on-time, affordable, courteous, and hassle-free travel experiences across our unparalleled 6E network."