Published on : Wednesday, April 20, 2022
The Hyderabad international airport has added yet another international destination to its portfolio by launching Indigo’s direct flight service from Hyderabad to Dhaka on Monday.
Besides improving tourism and leisure travel between Bangladesh and Telangana, the direct flights are expected to elevate medical travel to Hyderabad.
The IndiGo Flight 6E 1931 will leave from GMR Hyderabad International Airport at 12.45 p.m. The return IndiGo Flight 6E 1932 from Dhaka will reach in Hyderabad at 6.50 p.m. The two hours forty-five minutes flight will operate between GMR Hyderabad International Airport and Dhaka twice a week, i.e. on Saturday and Monday.
Around 54 per cent of all international medical visitors to India for treatment come from Bangladesh. Due to superior medical facilities in the region, Hyderabad has become afavoredcity for medical tourists from Bangladesh. To attract medical tourists to Hyderabad, airlines are adding new flight routes that would connect popular international destinations for facilitating medical tourists.
Indigo’s maiden direct flight service from Hyderabad to Dhaka took off at 12.45 p.m. from GMR Hyderabad International Airport (GHIAL) Ltd. Senior officials from GHIAL accompanied by Indigo officials and other stakeholders flagged off the first flight.
To quote Sanjay Kumar, Chief Strategy and Revenue Officer, Indigo, “We are pleased to commence new flights connecting the Indian hub of pharmaceuticals and biotechnology to the cultural and economic capital of Bangladesh. Hyderabad has seen significant recovery in air traffic over the last few weeks, even surpassing the pre-Covid levels on some days. Travellers from Dhaka could also use Hyderabad as the hub to connect more than 70 cities within the country. We are very confident that these flights will command high traffic, promoting leisure and medical tourism across both countries.”
Hyderabad International Airport is now linked to more than 70 domestic destinations.
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