IndiGo to operate Colombo flights from January

Last Updated: Fri, Dec 15, 2017 12:21 hrs
An IndiGo Airlines Airbus A320 aircraft is pictured parked at a gate at Mumbai's Chhatrapathi Shivaji International Airport

New Delhi: Budget passenger carrier IndiGo on Thursday announced Colombo as its eighth international and 49th overall destination.

According to the airline, the new schedule will see non-stop connections between Colombo to Chennai and Bengaluru, effective January 20, 2018.

Speaking at the launch, Aditya Ghosh, President and Whole Time Director, IndiGo said: "As one of the most sought after destinations in South Asia, Colombo draws visitors from across the globe for its fine blend of tradition and culture."

The company added that these new flights will further consolidate its position as the fastest growing airline in India with 149 Airbus A320 and three ATR aircraft in its fleet, operating over 1,000 daily flights, connecting 49 destinations effective January 20, 2018.