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IndiGo Inducts First Widebody Aircraft

IndiGo Inducts First Widebody Aircraft

Our Bureau - : Jan 31, 2023 - : 6:07 pm

In a first for the airline, India’s leading carrier, IndiGo will start operating Boeing 777 widebody jetliners on the Delhi-Istanbul route, effective 01 February.

IndiGo has acquired the jetliner on damp lease, from Turkish Airlines to cater to the increasing demand for travel to and from India.

Turkey emerged as one of the most popular tourist destinations post pandemic and has been one of the top choices for outbound tourism from India in 2022.

Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo said, “We are extremely pleased to induct Boeing 777 aircraft to operate on one the most popular international routes – Delhi-Istanbul-Delhi. The introduction of wide body aircraft will not only increase capacity to Istanbul, but also to Europe through codeshare flights with Turkish Airlines. “

The Boeing 777 aircraft has the seating capacity of 400 passengers in a dual class configuration. These flights will cater to business and leisure travellers.

IndiGo is bringing in a whole new menu with hot meals options for the first time for customers flying on this sector and will also offer the choice of buying blankets and pillows as well as amenity kits on the flight.


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