IndiGo, India's leading carrier, has recently commenced operations at New Goa Airport, Mopa, marking it the 76th domestic destination for the airline. While IndiGo is on its way to expanding International routes, the airline is also commencing new routes in the domestic sector.
Effective January 07, 2023, the airline has started a new flight between Goa - Raipur while resuming its flight from Kochi to Goa. Check the IndiGo flight schedule and the tourist attractions these locations offer.
IndiGo Cochin - Raipur via Goa Flight Schedule
These flights strengthen domestic connectivity and offer customers increased flight options to India's favourite beach destinations.
|Sl. No||Flight No.||Origin||Departure||Destination||Arrival||Frequency||Effective|
|5||6E 0885||Raipur||18 :40||Goa||20:40||Daily||07-Jan-23|
Mr Vinay Malhotra, Head Global Sales, IndiGo, said, "As part of our mission to enhance accessibility, we have resumed flight operations between Kochi-Goa and introduced first frequency between Goa-Raipur. We are hopeful that many customers will benefit with the introduction of these connections, especially during the peak season for beach destinations. We will continue to offer new options and stay true to our promise of courteous, hassle-free, on-time and affordable travel experience."
Tourist Attractions these Flights Connect
Kochi, also known as Cochin, is one of Kerala's most well-known cities. Popularly regarded as the Queen of the Arabian Sea, the city also has one of the world's finest natural harbours and was the centre of the global spice trade for many centuries. Fort Kochi, Hill Palace, Santa Cruz Cathedral Basilica, Mattancherry Palace, and Kochi's backwaters are some notable tourist attractions that make Kochi famous.
On the other hand, Goa is a well-known tourist destination in India. Goa offers some of the country's most beautiful beaches, casinos, and nightclubs. Furthermore, tourist attractions such as the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Aguada Fort, Immaculate Conception Church, Chapora Fort, Sinquerim Beach, Anjuna Beach, Calangute Beach Harvalem waterfalls, Morjim, Club Titos, Club Cubana, Candolim Beach Goa Safari Adventure Café Mambos are popular among both foreign and domestic tourists.
Raipur, Chhattisgarh's capital city, is well-known for its religious attractions and scenic beauty. It is the most popular tourist destination in the state because of its old-school charm, monuments, and rich cultural history. Raipur is also recognised for its thriving steel plants, over 200 steel mills, and a swarm of coal and aluminium industries.
IndiGo's fleet is now 300 aircraft strong
On January 06, 2023, IndiGo announced that it had touched a fleet milestone of 300 aircraft. Currently, the airline operates the Airbus A320 CEO and NEO, the A321 NEO, and the ATR 72-600 aircraft. The seating capacity on the A320 CEO fleet is 180, the A-320 NEO fleet is 180 /186, the A321 fleet is 222/232, and ATR Fleet is 78.
IndiGo has recently expanded operations across west, east, and northeast India as well as the middle east. The airline connects 76 domestic and 26 international destinations with its 300 aircraft strong fleet as Indian aviation marks recovery and growth in 2023.