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After creating history, GoAir to operate daily scheduled flight from Srinagar at 20:30 hours

By INS Desk , in Regional , at March 20, 2021

Srinagar: GoAir, India’s most trusted airline brand operated the first night flight from Srinagar to Delhi on Friday, thus becoming the first airline in the history of India aviation to achieve thisc feet.
Passengers in the GoAir flight G8 7007 – that took off at 19:35 hours – enjoyed flying in the state-of-the-art Airbus A320neo aircraft. Going forward, GoAir will operate daily scheduled flight from Srinagar that will depart at 20:30 hours. It should be noted that GoAir was the first airline to operate morning flights to-and-from Srinagar.
Commenting on the achievement, Kaushik Khona, Chief Executive Officer, GoAir, said, “It gives me immense pleasure to dedicate the first ever night flight from Srinagar to Delhi as a salute to the spirit of Srinagar. GoAir is also strengthening the network across the Union Territories of Jammu &Kashmir and Ladakh region by enhancing their daily flights to-and-from Srinagar. I take this opportunity to express our gratitude to the Ministry of Civil Aviation, Directorate General of Civil Aviation, BCAS, Government of Jammu and Kashmir, Srinagar Airport Authorities, CISF, CRPF and the entire team at GoAir that supported this endeavor.”
He also recollected the dedication and commitment of GoAir to the development of J&K: “GoAir was the only airline to operate daily flights from Awantipur Airforce Airport during the times when the main airport was closed due to resurfacing of Runway for a pretty long time. GoAir was the only airline to provide connectivity from Srinagar to other parts of the country during those times.”
The first night flight from Srinagar marks a dawn of a new era and GoAir is proud to provide maximum connectivity from several airports in India to Srinagar, Jammu and Leh.
GoAir is keen to provide the residents of Srinagar and the tourists to Srinagar high mobility and freedom to plan their travel and provide day return connectivity to major airports like Delhi, Mumbai and other major airports.
GoAir will continue to offer a safe and seamless experience on-board our aircraft as we consistently maintain the highest levels of safety and hygiene across all touch points in our operating flights, he said.
GoAir is the aviation foray of India’s 284-year-old Wadia Group that comprises leading brands including 157-year-old Bombay Burmah, 141-year-old Bombay Dyeing, 102-year-old Britannia Ltd., 66-year-old National Peroxide Limited, the decade old Bombay Realty, and many others. GoAir is a low-cost carrier (LCC) that aims to make air travel affordable and accessible to the masses. The airline commenced operations in November 2005 with its inaugural flight from Mumbai to Ahmedabad. Since inception, the 15-year-old airline has flown over 81 million passengers till date.
GoAir operates its business on three basic principles: punctuality, affordability, and convenience. GoAir is positioned as “the Smart People’s Airline”. Our captivating theme ‘Fly Smart’ is aimed at offering passengers a consistent, quality-assured, and time-efficient service through affordable fares. The airline has been recognized for being the most punctual in the Indian aviation sector as per UK-based Cirium and the Directorate General Civil Aviation (DGCA), Government of India.
The GoAir fleet comprises 56 state-of-the-art Airbus A320 aircraft. Having doubled its fleet in less than two years (2017-2019), the company has a confirmed order of over 100 more Airbus A320neo aircraft. All GoAir aircraft are maintained with the highest safety standards for a secure and comfortable flying experience.

GoAir currently operates flights across 39 destinations – 29 domestic and 10 international. The airline’s ever-expanding network is spread across major cities in India and abroad.




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