Posted 25 November 2022

IndiGo announces 19 new connecting flights via Turkey to Portugal and Switzerland

National, November 23, 2022: In-line with its vision to enhance international connectivity, IndiGo, India’s leading carrier has announced the launch of connecting flights via Turkey to Portugal and Switzerland, through its codeshare partnership with Turkish Airlines. These new routes and frequencies, effective from November 23, 2022, will offer new options and more capacity for customers exploring travel between India and Europe in the upcoming holiday season.

Mr. Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo said, “We have witnessed a huge demand for travel fromIndia to Turkey, Switzerland, and Portugal. Keeping the customer demand in mind, we now offer 19connecting flights through Istanbul to destinations like Geneva, Lisbon, Porto, and Basel. This will not onlyenhance international connectivity but also add capacity on these routes and make travel more affordable.We will strive to stay true to our promise of affordable fares, on-time performance, courteous and hassle-free service.”

These destinations are known for their breathtaking scenic tourist locations throughout the year. Portugal offers some of Europe’s most pristine beaches with turquoise water surrounded by sandstone cliffs and curiously formed rock formations. Major tourist attraction is the capital Lisbon, the city of Porto, Odemira, Faro and the city of Sintra. There is a lot to do in Portugal, from visiting old castles and palaces to surfing at the Atlantic Ocean Coastline. The old village of Sortelha, the Pena Palace, the Castle of the Moors, the historic fishing town of Cascais and the waterfalls of the Azores are among the things you must see if you are travelling to Portugal.

On the other hand, Turkey serves the interest of travellers fascinated with history who frequently visit the ancient Greek city of Ephesus, the Cappadocia rock valleys, the pure white travertine terraces of Pamukkale, and the ruins of the former Armenian capital Ani and much more. Attractions like Hagia Sophia Mosque, Dolmabahce Palace, Bosphorus Strait, Istanbul Sea Life Aquarium, Blue Mosque, Grand Bazaar and Spice Bazaar, Turkish and Islamic Arts Museum and Istanbul Cevahir Mall are amongst the bucket list of every traveller. The city has a unique mixture of Byzantine and Ottoman architecture, appetizing middle eastern food, and pleasant weather.

Switzerland, considered to be the ‘Paradise on earth’ is a beautiful, tourist-attracting country. While it is most famous for its ski resorts during the winter, it is beautiful all year round. The Alpine mountains stretch across the Balkans to France, making Switzerland the perfect skiing destination. The lakes and cities are also must-visit places in Switzerland, but the most special ones are the towns. These flights will not only promote international tourism, trade, and commerce, but also make travel affordable to these destinations through direct connections and additional capacity. Snow-capped mountains, pristine beaches, delicious food, rich culture, architectural marvels, Christmas markets, winter festivals, and of course, New Years’ celebrations will make Europe magical and more appealing to the customers.

These flights are designed to cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options to access destinations which help in building businesses and are known for their tourist attractions. Customers who wish to plan their travel can book tickets via our official website. The introduction of these flights will further bolster the airline’s international connectivity.

Flight schedule:

Flight No. Origin Destination Frequency Effective Departure Arrival
6E 4117 Istanbul Porto Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun Nov 24,2022 08:10 10:00
6E 4152 Basel Istanbul Wed, Sun Nov 23, 2022 18:05 23:05
6E 4095 Istanbul Basel Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat Nov 24,2022 09 :30 10 :40
6E 4096 Istanbul Basel Mon, Wed, Thu, Sat, Sun Nov 23, 2022 16:10 17:15
6E 4097 Istanbul Geneva Daily Nov 23, 2022 09:20 10:35
6E 4098 Istanbul Geneva Mon, Wed, Fri Nov 23, 2022 12:35 13:50
6E 4098 Istanbul Geneva Sat Nov 26, 2022 14:05 15:20
6E 4099 Istanbul Geneva Daily Nov 23, 2022 15:55 17:15
6E 4118 Istanbul Porto Mon, Wed, Fri Nov 23, 2022 13:20 15:15
6E 4151 Basel Istanbul Mon, Tue, Thu, Fri, Sat Nov 24,2022 11 :30 16 :25
6E 4152 Basel Istanbul Mon, Thu, Sat Nov 24, 2022 18:05 23:05
6E 4153 Geneva Istanbul Daily Nov 23, 2022 11:25 16:30
6E 4154 Geneva Istanbul Daily Nov 23, 2022 18:05 23:10
6E 4169 Porto Istanbul Tue, Thu, Sat, Sun Nov 24, 2022 10:50 18:25
6E 4170 Porto Istanbul Mon, Wed, Fri Nov 23, 2022 16:05 23:45
6E 4190 Istanbul Lisbon Daily Nov 23, 2022 08:35 10:40
6E 4191 Istanbul Lisbon Daily Nov 23, 2022 13:50 15:45
6E 4192 Lisbon Istanbul Daily Nov 23, 2022 11:30 19:10
6E 4193 Lisbon Istanbul Daily Nov 23, 2022 16:35 00:15

About IndiGo

IndiGo is amongst the fastest growing low-cost carriers in the world. IndiGo has a simple philosophy: offer fares that are affordable, flights that are on time, offering a courteous, hygienic, and hassle-free travel experience. With its fleet of 280+ aircraft, the airline is operating over 1600 daily flights and connecting 75 domestic destinations and 26 international destinations. For more information, please visit

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