IndiGo adds to Bengaluru base
- IndiGo, the biggest airline in the Indian domestic market, has started operating from Bengaluru (BLR) to Ranchi (IXR) via Patna (PAT) using its A320s. The new service was introduced on 15 February and faces no competition. It operates as a triangle service; Bengaluru-Ranchi-Patna-Bengaluru. Last year Patna Airport was one of India’s fastest-growing with passenger numbers up 26.9% to 1.465 million. Patna is the second largest city in eastern India after Kolkata.