IndiGo Announces the Launch of Direct Flights Between Mumbai and Istanbul

The airline strengthens its International connectivity with direct flights between Mumbai and Istanbul, a major city in Turkiye. Effective Jan 01 2023, IndiGo operates daily direct flights on Mumbai - Istanbul route.

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IndiGo Announces the Launch of Direct Flight Between Mumbai-Istanbul

IndiGo, India's leading carrier, is enhancing frequencies on different domestic sectors to cater to the needs of growing travel demand. Likewise, to strengthen its International Connectivity, the airline has announced the launch of a direct flight between Mumbai and Istanbul. Read to know the flight schedule and places of tourist attractions.

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IndiGo Connects Mumbai - Istanbul with a Direct Flight

Effective 1st Jan 2023, IndiGo connects Mumbai and Istanbul, a major city in Turkiye (Turkey), with a daily direct flight. Ticket sales commenced on Tuesday (11th Oct 2022), and bookings are open across the channels.

Commenting on the announcement, Mr. Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo said, “In line with our vision to strengthen international connectivity from India, we have launched a new connection between Mumbai - Istanbul. This will enhance international capacity and offer more options to the consumers. Istanbul is a major city in Turkey which is world-famous for its rich history and culture, stunning scenery, magnificent structures, and a plethora of aspects. Istanbul is a prominent center of trade and commerce. Mumbai, the commercial capital of India, is a mix of iconic old-world charm architecture, strikingly modern high rises, cultural and traditional structures, and whatnot. Mumbai is all about art, history, culture, food, theatre, cinema, nightlife, and a lot more. We will strive to stay true to our promise of affordable fares, on-time performance, courteous and hassle-free service across wide network.”

IndiGo Mumbai - Istanbul Flight Schedule:

The airline will operate the flights as per the schedule below.

Flight No.OriginDepartureDestinationArrivalFrequencyDurationAircraft
6E 17Mumbai - Ras Al Khaimah03:10Istanbul10:00Daily - Through9h 20mA321
6E 18Istanbul20:15Mumbai05:00Daily Direct6h 15mA321
Effective 01 January 2023

IndiGo also connects Istanbul with direct flights 6E 4103/6E 4104 operating through codeshare with Turkish Airlines.

Also Read: IndiGo Commences New Direct Flights Between Mumbai and Ras Al Khaimah

For Explorers :

This direct connection will offer easy access to various tourist attractions of Istanbul while further enhancing tourism. Some of the attractions not to miss visiting include:

Sl. NoTourist Attractions
1Hagia Sophia Mosque
2Dolmabahce Palace
3Bosphorus Strait
4Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium
5Blue Mosque
6Grand Bazaar
7Spice Bazaar
8Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum
9Istanbul Cevahir Mall

The introduction of these flights will not only promote international tourism, trade, and commerce but also make travelling comfortable through direct connectivity.

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These new routes and additional frequencies will enhance international connectivity between India and Turkiye and beyond, through IndiGo’s codeshare with Turkish Airlines.

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