Friday, March 2, 2018
After the relaunch of the Vijayawada-Kadapa flight, the Vijayawada International Airport today witnessed the launch of ten direct services of IndiGo from the city to Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai.
Earlier, the aircraft on arrival from Hyderabad received a traditional water salute on the runway. Speaking to media, Airport director Madhusudhana Rao said IndiGo would operate 10 services between Vijayawada and Hyderabad, Bengaluru and Chennai daily. ‘On the whole, the airport will be handling 53 services per day. The passenger traffic will also increase hereafter. For the first time, we have crossed the half century mark in terms of services’, he said.
IndiGo’s five daily non-stop services include three to Hyderabad one each to Bengaluru and Chennai. The airline’s direct service to Hyderabad are operated around noon and post-noon to suit the timings of connecting international flights for various destination.
The Vijayawada-Bengaluru flight is scheduled to leave at 7.55am. The flight to Chennai will leave at 3pm daily.