IndiGo strengthens its Gulf expansion with Sharjah as 6th international destination

March 14, 2017
  • Maiden flights from Sharjah to Kozhikode and Thiruvananthapuram will begin effective 20 March and April 08, respectively
  • With 129 Airbus A320 aircraft, 6E will now offer 883 daily flights connecting 44th destinations

Consolidating its position in the Middle-East market, IndiGo, India's largest and fastest growing airline has announced Sharjah as its 6th new international destination today in a press conference here. Effective March 20th, IndiGo will operate its new daily non-stop flights between Sharjah-Kozhikode. The airline also plans to operate one daily non-stop flight between Sharjah- Thiruvananthapuram effective 08 April, 2017.

The new flights are designed to cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options.

While talking to the media here at Sheraton Sharjah Hotel & SPA, Mr. Sanjay Kumar, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo "We are extremely pleased to expand our international network with Sharjah. Middle-East has been an important market for IndiGo. With rising business and tourism stemming from the Gulf market, IndiGo is determined to provide the best travel experience to all those who wish to fly these destination. We are looking at providing affordable fares on these new routes for 6E travellers. It is our constant endeavour to provide more flexibility of choice for our customers as IndiGo continues to offer them on time, hassle free and always affordable flying experience".


New flight schedules are:

Flight Number Origin Destination Departure Time Arrival Time W.e.f Fare (in AED) Frequency
6E -1403 Kozhikode Sharjah 6:05 8:20 20-Mar-17 AED 243 1st daily non-stop
6E -1404 Sharjah Kozhikode 9:20 14:30 20-Mar-17 AED 245 1st daily non-stop
6E -1401 Thiruvanant-
Sharjah 22:20 1:00 8-Apr-17 AED 242 1st daily non-stop
6E-1402 Sharjah Thiruvanant-
2:00 7:35 9-Apr-17 AED 245 1st daily non-stop