Mysuru, March 24:- Indigo Airlines to commence a new flight to Chennai from Mandakalli Airport in Mysuru from March 29 to cater to the the growing demand for more flight services to Chennai.
Indigo Airlines to operate the flight thrice in a week from March 29. At present, TrueJet is operating a daily flight between Mysuru and Chennai.
The ATR flight 6E 7269 will leave Mysuru at 4.35 pm and reach Chennai at 5.55 pm. Flight 6E 7259 will depart Chennai at 2.50 pm and arrives Mysuru at 4.15 pm. The frequency of the flight will be on Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
This flight will be launched under ‘Desh Ka Aam Nagarik’ (UDAN) scheme Regional Connectivity Scheme (RCS).
The Mysuru Airport also caters to cities like Hyderabad, Goa, Bengaluru, Kochi, Mangaluru and Belagavi. There is a demand for flight to Shirdi, Tirupati and Mumbai. Shirdi hosts Sai Baba Temple and Tirupati has famed Lord Venkateshwara Temple. In addition there is great demand from travellers to cities to Thiruvananthapuram and Kannur as there is a full-fledged International Airport in Kannur and flights from Mysuru will be a boon to international travellers. (NAV, Inputs: Agencies)