Chandigarh airlines: Airline gets 54 bookings for Dubai flight slated for Sept 26 Barinder Saluja. Chandigarh IndiGo airlines have clarified that there will be no hike in air fare for direct flight from Chandigarh to Dubai. Till date IndiGo has managed to get 54 bookings for the 180 seater airliner to take off to Dubai on September 26 from Chandigarh International Airport.
Similarly, Air India Express is also likely to declare to start international operations from Chandigarh to Sharjah from October 31 onwards. And Air India may fly to Singapore from Chandigarh starting December 15 onwards. Senior official of IndiGo airlines at Chandigarh International Airport said, “We have got 54 bookings so far for the Dubai flight slated for September 26 from here.
It will be a direct flight with Rs 9,999 as return fare per person. It will be a low cost carrier and the fare is excluding food and beverages. However the food and beverages will be available on flight on payment basis. We are getting numerous queries about the first international flight from Chandigarh.” Mohali Industry Association (MIA) President Sanjeev Vashisht said, “This will be the historic moment for the tri city.
We at MIA are also getting regular queries for the international flight.” Recently during the court hearings, Air India told court that the ministry of home affairs has approved the standard operating procedure for Air India to start operation of the international flights from Chandigarh Airport.
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