IndiGo, India's preferred airline is opening up new gateways between India and Central Asia, with the announcement of new flights between to Baku. The capital city of Azerbaijan will be connected to Delhi four times a week, starting August 11, 2023. Baku is the 30th international destination and 108th overall destination in the 6E network. This fascinating new route will not only provide enriching experiences to business travellers but also mesmerize leisure travellers seeking culturally immersive journeys. With the inauguration of this flight, IndiGo proudly stands as the sole Indian carrier to operate direct flights between the two destinations.
Mr. Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales at IndiGo, said, "We are delighted to introduce our new direct flights connecting Delhi and Baku, the capital and commercial hub of Azerbaijan. This is the 30th International destination in the 108 cities in the IndiGo network and has been driven by the increasing demand for travel from India. Moreover, as a popular destination known for its thrilling F1 city track and modernity, Baku promises to offer a captivating experience, while also serving as a gateway for travelers from Azerbaijan to explore India's rich culture & heritage. IndiGo continues its commitment to providing affordable, on-time, courteous, and hassle-free travel experiences across an extensive network for our valued passengers."
India and Azerbaijan share a special bond characterized by growing bilateral relations. The introduction of IndiGo's new flights between Delhi and Baku further strengthens this connection, fostering economic ties and promoting closer diplomatic relations. The exchange of trade, expertise, and technology between the two nations, particularly in the oil sector, holds immense potential for mutual growth. As India diversifies its energy sources, the improved connectivity to Azerbaijan becomes even more significant. This partnership extends beyond commerce, as it paves the way for vibrant cultural exchanges and enhanced people-to-people interactions. The deepening ties between India and Azerbaijan create a solid foundation for collaboration, progress, and shared prosperity.
Baku, Azerbaijan's lively capital city, is a mesmerizing blend of rich history and modernity. The city offers a fascinating experience that embraces tradition, with its bustling markets, flourishing arts scene, and excellent cuisine. Numerous monuments stand as proud symbols of Baku's rich cultural heritage. The distinctive Flame Towers, a trio of towering skyscrapers, dominate the city's skyline, while the historic Maiden Tower stands as a historic stone stronghold in the heart of Baku's Old Town. The Palace of the Shirvanshahs, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, showcases the meticulous craftsmanship of medieval Azerbaijan. Baku's economic significance is evident in its reputation as the 'Black Gold Capital' due to its thriving oil and gas industry. Situated on the Absheron Peninsula, the city boasts abundant reserves and major corporations that contribute to its global energy prominence and economic growth.
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