IndiGo, the award-winning low-fare domestic airline that is redefining airline quality standards in India, is all set to commence its operations in Srinagar and Jammu with effect from March 18, 2010. The first flight, 6E 551, will fly out from the Indira Gandhi International Airport in New Delhi, to Jammu via Srinagar, with 175 passengers on-board. IndiGo will operate daily services between Delhi-Srinagar-Jammu-Delhi. The new services reinforce IndiGos leadership in the Indian skies, with its 170 daily flights connecting 22 destinations across the nation. With the launch of the flights to Jammu and Srinagar, IndiGo will also offer convenient connections to and from J&K with other metros like Mumbai, Kolkata and Hyderabad. Commenting on the launch of the companys new services,Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President, IndiGo, said,This is a very exciting time for the IndiGo team, as we expand our reach in the Indian market. Jammu and Srinagar are key markets for us and hold a lot of promise IndiGo. Introduction of these new sectors will enable better connectivity for our passengers who want to experience heaven on earth! The launch of IndiGos new flight is complemented by its special promotion for armed forces and their families, who will be given 100 percent concession on the base fare on any of these routes.This offer is extended to those who are serving, and are retired Indian Armed Forces as well as their families. This initiative is to recognize the sacrifices made by the armed forces & their families for the nation, and honor them with the privilege of most affordable fares. Sharing his opinion on the special offer for the defense personnel,Mr.Ghoshadded, It has been our constant endeavor and commitment to live up to, and exceed our passengers expectations when it comes to experience. We will continue to make their journey a hassle-free experience. Therefore, at the onset of these services, we are happy to extend our gratitude towards the Indian armed forces by introducing a special offer for them. This offer will enable armed officers and retired personnel get great travel deals, enabling them to meet their relatives and friends across the country at really affordable air fares.
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