IndiGo, GoAir Announce New Plans For Operation At Delhi, Mumbai Airports
Budget carrier IndiGo said it will shift a part of its domestic operations to Terminal 3 at Delhi airport and T2 of Mumbai airport from Sept. 5.
At the same time, GoAir also announced that it will operate its entire domestic operations from T1 of the Mumbai airport from Oct. 1. At present, apart from its international services, it operates 16 domestic flights from T2.
The Mumbai airport at present has two terminals—T1 (IB) and T2. While terminal IB at Santacruz handles domestic flights, T2, which is at the Sahar side in Andheri, has both international as well as domestic operations.
Besides Air India and Vistara, which have their entire operations from T2, SpiceJet, IndiGo and GoAir partially operate their domestic flights from T2 as well in addition to the overseas operations.
Sept. 5 onwards, IndiGo will be operating domestic flights from the T1,T2 and T3 in Delhi and T1 and T2 in Mumbai, said William Boulter, chief commercial officer, IndiGo in a statement.
“All the flights with call sign between 6E 5000 - 6E 5999 will be departing from and arriving at T3 of Delhi and T2 of Mumbai,” the airline said.
IndiGo is reaching out to all affected passengers and their respective travel agents via text messages, calls, and emails provided in reservation about the change in terminals, it added.
Meanwhile, Wadia group-promoted GoAir said that it will relocate all the existing 16 flights, which it is operating from T2 to T1 from October.
:Effective Oct. 1, GoAir will operate all its domestic flights from T1 of the Mumbai Airport. This move will immensely benefit GoAir passengers as they will be able to easily demarcate the terminal they need to go to — T1 for domestic flights and T2 for international flights,” the airline said in a release.
On Tuesday budget carrier SpiceJet said it will move all its flights to the T2 in Mumbai from October to streamline its operations.