In-line with its vision to strengthen connectivity, IndiGo, India's leading carrier, announces 12 daily and a total of 168 weekly, new flights to and from the soon to-be inaugurated New Goa International Airport (Mopa, North Goa) effective from January 05, 2023. This will be IndiGo's largest ever new station launch and will immediately connect New Goa International Airport to 8 cities across India. Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate Goa's second international airport at Mopa in North Goa on December 11, 2022, and the airport will begin operations from January 05, 2023. IndiGo is introducing these new flights to cater to the increasing demand and will improve direct connectivity to North Goa. The present Goa Dabolim Airport (Dabolim, South Goa) will remain active, and IndiGo continues its existing operations there.
Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Pieter Elbers, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo said, "We are very excited to announce our largest ever new station launch with new direct connections from the New Goa International Airport in Mopa, North Goa. It's momentous for us at IndiGo to have such massive opening and it speaks of our ambition and ability to provide connectivity to our customers and the nation in the best possible way."
North Goa has some of the most popular tourist attractions and generally derives more traffic than any other region in the state. From scenic beaches to breathtaking forts and glamourous casinos and night clubs, Goa certainly is one of the tourist hubs of India. Tourist destinations like the Basilica of Bom Jesus, Aguada Fort, Immaculate Conception Church, Chapora Fort, Sinquerim Beach, Anjuna Beach, Calangute Beach Harvalem waterfalls, Morjim, Club Titos, Club Cubana, Candolim Beach Goa Safari Adventure Café Mambos are some of the most well-known attractions that are widely visited by tourist from and outside the country. Residents of Goa will also be able to utilize these new services to fly directly to many large cities across India and utilize IndiGo's comprehensive network at its hubs to connect onward to its entire network spanning more than 100 destinations.
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