IndiGo adds Port Blair to its network
- IndiGo has added three new routes during the last week. On 28 September it made Port Blair (IXZ) the 41st airport on its network when it began daily flights from Kolkata (CCU). Two days later it started daily flights from Chennai (MAA). Both Port Blair routes are well served by other carriers. On 26 September the LCC had started daily flights from Chandigarh (IXC) to Dubai (DXB), the Indian airport’s second international route. IndiGo already serves Dubai non-stop from eight other Indian airports, offering a total of 13 daily flight from India to Dubai. IndiGo now has a 7% share of the India-UAE market, well behind Emirates (28%), Etihad Airways (16%) and Jet Airways (14%).
|Launched||From||To||Aircraft (WF)||Competition (WF)|
|26 September||Chandigarh (IXC)||Dubai (DXB)||A320 (7)|
|28 September||Kolkata (CCU)||Port Blair (IXZ)||Air India (7), GoAir (7), JetKonnect (7), SpiceJet (7),
|30 September||Chennai (MAA)||Air India (7), GoAir (7), Jet Airways (7), SpiceJet (7)|
|Source: anna.aero’s New Route Database. OAG Schedules Analyser for w/c 4 October 2016. WF = Weekly frequencies.|