Budget carrier GoAir has announced the launch of new international flights to Abu Dhabi. The company is offering tickets at an introductory fare of just ₹7,799 from Delhi to Abu Dhabi. For Mumbai to Abu Dhabi, the fares are starting from ₹8,299, according to the carrier's website. The new flight service to Abu Dhabi from Mumbai and Delhi will start from 19 July. "The daily direct flights to Abu Dhabi from Mumbai and Delhi starting from 19th July with introductory fares at just ₹8,299 and ₹7,799 respectively," GoAir mentioned. Tickets can be booked through GoAir's official website or the app. The airline already flies to Abu Dhabi and Muscat from Kannur.
Flights from Abu Dhabi will depart at 5.45 pm and arrive at 10.20 pm in Mumbai. GoAir plane will depart at 3.05 pm from Mumbai and reach Abu Dhabi at 4.45 pm. From Delhi, the plane will depart at 6.25 pm and reach Abu Dhabi at 9.05 pm. However, from Abu Dhabi, it will depart at 10.15 pm and reach Delhi at 3.50 am.
With a vision of expanding its international operations, GoAir will be starting seven new international routes. Apart from daily flights to Abu Dhabi from Mumbai and Delhi, the airline will be starting daily flights from Mumbai and Delhi to Muscat and Bangkok. Flights will also be in operation from Kannur to Dubai and back, and to Kuwait and back.
Out of the seven new international routes, Bangkok, Dubai and Kuwait are new markets for GoAir
GoAir has flown over 72 million passengers since its inception and in the next two years, the airline is expected to touch the 100 million passengers mark.
PTI quoted GoAir's Managing Director Jeh Wadia as saying, "I am very pleased to announce these planned launches which will strengthen GoAir's presence in the Middle East and South East Asian countries. The network expansion is in sync with our vision to expand out footprint in strategic markets and to grow our business profitably. This time we are entering new destinations - Kuwait, Dubai and Bangkok and we intend to continue the momentum in the near future."