IndiGo announces Sharjah as 6th international destination; launches new flights to Muscat

February 6, 2017
  • Maiden flights from Sharjah to Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram will begin effective 20 March, 2017
  • With 126 Airbus A320 aircraft, 6E will now offer 857 daily flights connecting 43 destinations

Consolidating its position in the Middle-East market, IndiGo, India's largest and fastest growing airline has announced Sharjah as its 6th international and XX overall destination in its schedule. It also introduces new flights to the existing Muscat network. The new schedule sees introduction of new daily non-stop flights on Sharjah-Kozhikode, Muscat-Kozhikode effective March 20th 2017 and Sharjah Thiruvananthapuram effective 08 April, 2017.

IndiGo, in its commitment to provide maximum connectivity across the country by catering to various segments will see both corporate and leisure passengers travelling to and from Sharjah and will now have the opportunity to experience the hassle-free and on-time performance that IndiGo is synonymous with. These new flights will further consolidate IndiGo's position as the fastest growing airline in India. With 126 Airbus A320 aircraft - 6E will operate 857 daily flights, connecting 43 destinations w.e.f March 2017.

Speaking on the addition of the new destination, Mr. Aditya Ghosh, President and Whole Time Director, IndiGo said, "We are extremely pleased to expand our international network with Sharjah and an additional connection between Muscat and Kozhikode. Middle-East has been an important market for IndiGo and expanding operations to Sharjah and Muscat is a testament to the growing demand from the sector. We are hopeful that these new flights will prove to be immensely popular amongst flyers."

New flight schedules are:

Flight No. Origin Destination Departure Time Arrival Time W.e.f Fare
(in INR)
Fare (in international
currency)
Frequency
 6E 1403  Kozhikode  Sharjah  6:05  8:20  20-Mar-17  4500  AED 243  1st daily non-stop
 6E 1404  Sharjah  Kozhikode  9:20  14:30  20-Mar-17  4532  AED 245  1st daily non-stop
 6E 1303  Kozhikode  Muscat  18:25  20:15  20-Mar-17  5999  OMR 34.2  1st daily non-stop
 6E 1304  Muscat  Kozhikode  21:15  2:15  20-Mar-17  7038  OMR 40.05  1st daily non-stop
 6E 1401  Thiruvananthapuram  Sharjah  22:20  1:00  8-Apr-17  4500  AED 298  1st daily non-stop