Indian low cost carrier IndiGo to launch daily flight from Amritsar to Dubai

The new route will be launched on October 28

Indian low cost airline IndiGo has announced the launch of a new daily direct flight from the city of Amritsar to Dubai.

The new route will be launched on October 28.

Flight 6E-47 will depart from Amritsar at 2.40am, arriving in Dubai at 4.45am. Return flight 6E-48 will leave from the UAE city at 5.45am and arrive in Amritsar at 10.50am.

Tickets are now available on the airline’s website with prices starting at 6,999 rupees ($97).

The new route aims to cater to “business and leisure travellers”, a statement said.

IndiGo now operates 13 daily flights between India and Dubai. It also flies four daily return flights each to Sharjah and Muscat in Oman.

From October, the airline will also begin flights from India to Kuwait and Abu Dhabi – its 10th and 11th international destinations.

William Boulter, chief commercial officer, IndiGo said: “IndiGo will continue to expand its network to meet the requirements of both business and leisure travellers wherever they demand it.”