Indian airline, IndiGo, has launched two new daily direct services from Delhi and Mumbai to Abu Dhabi.
Upon the landing of the new flights, a special celebration was held, which included a cake cutting ceremony, attended by key representatives from Abu Dhabi International Airport and IndiGo.
CEO, Abu Dhabi Airports, Bryan Thompson remarked on the development: “We are delighted to have IndiGo launch two new routes between Abu Dhabi International Airport and Delhi and Mumbai with flights scheduled every day. This enhanced connectivity reflects the strong connection between the UAE and India in a variety of areas including commerce and tourism.”
Thompson continued: “IndiGo is one of the busiest Indian airlines operating at Abu Dhabi International Airport to now four destinations; Cochin, Calicut, Delhi and Mumbai. With the two new routes we look forward to continuing to facilitate the travel of Indian expats between their homeland and the UAE and attracting tourist traffic between the multiple destinations.”
Meanwhile, chief commercial officer, IndiGo, William Boulter opined: “As we strengthen our operations from Delhi and Mumbai for domestic and international connectivity from India, Abu Dhabi being a major cultural and commercial centre in UAE, is a critical market for strengthening our presence in the Middle-East. We see great potential in expanding our connections to the UAE, further bolstering the extensive cultural, business and tourism links between India and the Middle East.”
IndiGo passengers travelling from Abu Dhabi International Airport can make the most of of Abu Dhabi Airports’ remote check-in locations at Abu Dhabi National Exhibition Centre and opposite Abu Dhabi Mall.