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Boulter (centre) celebrates the launch of the new route
Image:Saudi Gazette

IndiGo launches Saudi operations

JEDDAH, July 15, 2019

India’s budget passenger carrier IndiGo has marked its entry into Saudi Arabia with the launch of direct flights between Mumbai and Jeddah, said a report.

The inaugural flight landed in Jeddah on June 5, said a report in Saudi Gazette.

"We are committed to strengthen and grow our international network, which is in line with our overall growth strategy. With the addition of this new international flights, we are committed to expanding our network to meet the requirements of both business and leisure travellers from Saudi Arabia,” the report cited William Boulter, chief commercial officer, IndiGo, as saying.

IndiGo is set to expand its routes in Saudi Arabia, to reach Riyadh and Dammam, he said.

IndiGo is India's largest domestic carrier with a market share of 42.5 per cent, has more than 200 planes, and operates over 1,300 daily flights.


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