IndiGo to fly from Delhi to Riyadh & Kuwait starting Oct. 11
August 31, 2019: Low-cost carrier IndiGo will begin flying on the Delhi-Riyadh and Delhi-Kuwait routes effective October 11.
The airline already has a direct flights on the Mumbai-Jeddah and Mumbai-Kuwait routes.
"The airline currently operates daily non-stop flights between Mumbai and Jeddah, thereby extending direct connectivity between the capital cities of India and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA)," IndiGo said in a statement.
IndiGo has around 47 per cent share of the domestic passenger market, making it the largest airline in India.
"Riyadh has tremendous potential as a centre of commercial and political activity and we are convinced that our services will do well there, as they have done so far to Jeddah. Furthermore, we are building on our footprint in Kuwait, commencing a service from Delhi, adding to our destinations served to and from this important state in the Middle East," William Boulter, chief commercial officer of IndiGo, said.