Air India Express will also be adding Kathmandu and Dhaka to its network, Aloke Singh, Managing Director, said.

NEW DELHI, June 7 (The CONNECT) – Air India Express expanded its network in the National Capital Region (NCR) by operating 28 weekly direct flights connecting Hindon with Bengaluru, Goa, and Kolkata, with fares starting from ₹5,134.

Located in the heart of Uttar Pradesh’s Ghaziabad, Hindon Airport serves as an important secondary airport for the bustling National Capital Region (NCR). Hindon Airport’s focused commitment to connectivity positions it as a pivotal gateway to tier-2 and tier-3 cities across India. Moreover, Hindon Airport presents a compelling value proposition for flyers owing to its strategic accessibility via major thoroughfares, and public transit further enhances its appeal, facilitating frictionless connectivity for travellers.

The flight operations will commence on August 1 2024. Inaugural fares are now open for booking on the airline’s website, the Air India Express mobile app and other major booking channels.

Besides operating over 280 flights a week from Indira Gandhi International Airport (IGI) in New Delhi, AIX will be operating from Hindon Airport, ensuring enhanced connectivity to/from other cities in Western UP, Uttarakhand and Haryana.

Hindon’s strategic location within the National Capital Region (NCR) ensures seamless access for travellers based out of Central and Eastern Delhi, Noida, Alipur, Agra, Baghpat, Bulandshahr, Dadri, Dasna, Dehradun, Faridnagar, Hapur, Haridwar, Khekra, Loni, Meerut, Modinagar, Muradnagar, Noida, Nangloi Jat,  Pilkhuwa, Panipat, Rishikesh, Saharanpur, and Sonipat.

Aloke Singh, Managing Director, Air India Express, said, the maturity and size of major metropolitan areas in India can support secondary airports, spreading the benefits of air connectivity and further stimulating growth.

Air India Express will operate two daily-direct flights from Bengaluru and a daily direct flight each from Kolkata and Goa to Hindon, Delhi NCR. Guests travelling from these cities to Central, North  East Delhi, as well as other destinations in the National Capital Region, as well as a host of tourist & spiritual destinations in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana can now conveniently access these flights, while mitigating traffic congestion in the National Capital Region.

From To Dep Arr Freq Start Date
Bengaluru Hindon 05:10 08:00 Daily 01-08-2024
Hindon Bengaluru 08:30 11:20 Daily 01-08-2024
Bengaluru Hindon 11:55 14:45 Daily 01-08-2024
Hindon Bengaluru 15:15 18:05 Daily 01-08-2024
From To Dep Arr Freq Start Date
Kolkata Hindon 07:10 09:30 Daily 15-08-2024
Hindon Goa 10:00 12:45 Daily 15-08-2024
Goa Hindon 13:15 15:55 Daily 15-08-2024
Hindon Kolkata 16:25 18:45 Daily 15-08-2024

In addition to providing non-stop connectivity to popular destinations such as Bengaluru, Goa, and Kolkata, Air India Express will connect Hindon through convenient one-stop itineraries to other key stations on its network, including Bhubaneswar, Chennai, Calicut, Kannur, Kochi, Hyderabad, Imphal, Bagdogra, Mangalore, Mumbai, Pune, and Thiruvananthapuram.

Loyalty members booking on the airline’s website and mobile app get additional rewards and benefits, including exclusive discounts and special deals, up to 8% NeuCoins, and complimentary Xpress Ahead priority check-in, boarding, and baggage services. In addition to loyalty members, students, senior citizens, SMEs, dependents, and members of the Indian armed forces can also get special fares and benefits on airindiaexpress.com.