IndiGo initiated operations on the Buddhist circuit by inaugurating 12 new flights on Kolkata - Gaya, Kolkata – Patna, Kolkata – Varanasi and Gaya - Varanasi routes along with additional frequency on Kolkata - Varanasi route. The new routes will be serviced by an ATR-18 aircraft.
William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said, “We are delighted to inaugurate our flights to Gaya, connecting the Buddhist circuit. We are already experiencing a great demand from domestic customers on these routes. Our international connections from Kolkata to Myanmar and Vietnam, will further provide a fillip to the tourism economy in the region, with more international travellers flying in to experience the rich Buddhist history and spirituality in India. We will continue to create more affordable, point-to-point connectivity for our passengers, while offering an on-time, courteous and hassle-free service to our customers.”