IndiGo, India's leading carrier, has announced the commencement of operations from the New Goa International Airport (Mopa, North Goa). The operations commenced on Thursday with a direct flight between Hyderabad and Goa. The New Airport in Mopa is IndiGo's 76th domestic and 102nd overall destination in the 6E network.
IndiGo Flights to Mopa Airport
IndiGo will operate 168 weekly flights between Mopa and eight domestic destinations such as Hyderabad, Delhi, Mumbai, Bangalore, Chennai, Pune, Jaipur, and Ahmedabad right from the start of the operations. In addition, the present Goa Dabolim Airport, South Goa, remains active, and IndiGo continues its operations. With a presence at two of Goa's Airports, IndiGo will serve the travel demand of India's most popular leisure destination.
Speaking on occasion, Mr. Pieter Elbers, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo, said, "We are excited and proud with this largest ever, new station opening for us at New North Goa International Airport in Mopa. It's momentous for us at IndiGo to have such a massive opening and it speaks to our ambition and endeavor to provide connectivity, ease of accessibility and ever more options for our customers to one of the most visited tourist destinations of the country. We continue to stay true to our promise of affordable fares, on-time performance, courteous and hassle-free service, connecting people with places they love."
New Goa International Airport Connectivity
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Inauguration of Goa's Second International Airport
Inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on December 11, 2022, the New Goa International Airport at Mopa is Goa's second airport.
North Goa Tourist Attractions
The buzzing location of the airport will provide travellers with ease of access to nearby tourist attractions such as Chapora Fort, Vagator Beach, Anjuna Beach, Fort Aguada, Baga Beach, Candolim Beach, Calangute Beach, Sinquerim Beach, Reis Magos Fort, Basilica of Bom Jesus, The Church of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception and more.
As the second airport is located near Maharashtra and Karnataka, travel enthusiasts can also visit places which are located nearby, such as Amboli, Gokarna, Dudhsagar Falls, Tarkali, Jog Waterfalls, Dandeli, Kudremukh, Devbagh, Panchgani, Murudeshwara, Malvan, Ganpatipule and Kolhapur.