IndiGo commences ATR operations

Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Thursday commenced its ATR operations in Hyderabad. The inaugural ATR flight operated in the Hyderabad-Mangalore sector.

“Following the vision of our Prime Minister Narendra Modi to promote regional connectivity through UDAN, IndiGo is proud to announce the addition of brand new ATR 72-600 aircraft to its 149 aircraft strong fleet and offer connectivity to tier 2 and tier 3 cities of India,” said IndiGo President and Whole Time Director Aditya Ghosh.

“IndiGo network will expand not only to provide connectivity between these smaller cities, but our strong network of domestic and international markets will also open up immense connectivity to and fro for these smaller markets.”

IndiGo’s Chief Commercial Officer Sanjay Kumar said that on January 7 and 9, IndiGo would commence its second and third ATR operations, adding Tirupati and Rajahmundry on its network.

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