IndiGo, India’s leading carrier, has announced new daily flights between Jaipur and Agra, effective October 29, 2023. Enhanced connectivity on this route will be advantageous for both business and leisure travellers from both cities, which share strong cultural and economic ties.
The addition of a new flight to and from Agra aligns with the Uttar Pradesh government’s recent initiatives to strengthen connectivity to Agra and expand the Agra airport, ultimately leading to increased tourism and employment prospects. Moreover, with Rajasthan being a popular tourist destination during the winter season, improved connectivity to and from Jaipur offers customers more travel options.
Mr Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo said, “We are thrilled to announce operations between the culturally rich cities of Jaipur and Agra, marking another significant milestone in our commitment to enhancing regional connectivity. Agra and Jaipur are part of India’s renowned Golden Triangle and are highly favored by both local and international tourists. The new flight also enhances regional connectivity in-line with our commitment to provide an affordable and hassle-free flying experience for our customers.”
Jaipur, often known as the “Pink City of India,” is a heaven for those who enjoy sightseeing and historic architecture. Furthermore, Jaipur is a significant arts and crafts centre known for creating high-quality textiles. It is also a major producer of hand-knotted rugs in India. City Palace, Nahargarh Fort, Jal Mahal, Hawa Mahal, Albert Hall Museum, and Amer Fort are some of the well-known forts and havelis among tourists.
Agra, a city immersed in a rich tapestry of history and culture, is famous for its architectural masterpiece, the Taj Mahal. This iconic mausoleum, crafted from marble and designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, attracts tourists globally. Agra’s heritage extends to the Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri, showcasing the splendid Mughal architectural legacy. The city’s lively markets and exquisite cuisine enhance its appeal, establishing Agra as an essential destination for travelers.