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Budget carrier IndiGo on December 16 announced new flights between Guwahati and Pune.

To strengthen regional connectivity, IndiGo launched the new direct flights between Guwahati and Pune, in virtual presence of Union minister for civil aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia as chief guest.

The new route was inaugurated with lamp lighting at the Lokpriya Gopinath Bordoloi International Airport in Guwahati.

Speaking on the occasion, Sanjay Kumar, chief strategy and revenue officer at IndiGo said: “We are pleased to initiate direct connections between the city of eastern light, Guwahati and the Queen of the Deccan, Pune. These new domestic flights will strengthen inter and intra-regional connectivity and promote trade, commerce, as well as tourism in the eastern state.”

“The introduction of these direct connections will not only bolster the airline’s domestic network but also cut down the travel time between the two states by more than 50%. We are committed to providing an affordable, on-time, safe and hassle-free travel experience, onboard our lean clean flying machine across a wide network,” Kumar added.

IndiGo currently operates more than 500 weekly flights from four stations in Assam, including Guwahati, Silchar, Dibrugarh and Jorhat.

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