Chandigarh Now Has 15 Flights a Day for New Delhi

Chandigarh to New Delhi air route has become all the more busy as there are now 15 flights between the 2 destinations on a daily basis. This number is almost at par with Volvo buses between the two cities and much higher than the number of trains between Chandigarh & Delhi.

Earlier there were just 8 flights but from 20th Feb, 2017, the total number of flights have increased to 15. The 7 new flights between Chandigarh & New Delhi have been started by Jet Airways.

Flights between Chandigarh and Delhi

Many people used to travel to Delhi from Chandigarh for some of the either reasons, be it for business or to board an International flight from the Delhi International Airport. Taking it into consideration, different companies have proposed to fly more flights between both the cities.

The maximum number of flights are of Jet Airways that take off in timings 7:35 AM, 9:35 AM, 11 AM, 5:20 PM, 6:05 PM, 8:30 PM and 9:35 PM.

Indigo airlines fly to Delhi from Chandigarh at 8:10 AM, 10:30 AM and 12 Noon.

3 flights of Spicejet will take off from Chandigarh to on 8:40 AM, 4:10 PM and 7: 20 PM.

Air India flight have a timing of 12:40 PM from Chandigarh.

Whereas Air Vistara is offering a flight at 3:20 PM.

To sum up, theses different flights are offered by:

  • Jet Airways = 7 flights.
  • Indigo Airlines = 3 flights.
  • Spicejet = 3 flights.
  • Air India = 1 flights
  • Air Vistara = 1 flight.

These flights will make easy for the travellers of the city, who have to board International Flights from Delhi airport as they will now get many options to travel through flight instead of Shatabadi.

Some Interesting Facts:

With 15 flights between Chandigarh and New Delhi, you might think that these flights are flying without passengers. But according to a fact, all these flights have almost 75% bookings. With the new flights, it is expected that the number of passengers will also increase.

One way ticket of some airlines will cost around Rs. 2200.

With this, the working of Chandigarh International Airport will start from 7:35 AM in morning and last up to 9:35 PM at night.

Out of the total flights from Chandigarh, 50% of the flights will be to Delhi.

A total of 1000 people used to travel between the 2 cities with 8 flights of 72 seaters per day with the occupancy of 75%.

It is expected that the daily passenger number between the 2 cities will reach up to 1600 per day with the same occupancy level.

The passengers on the Chandigarh International Airport has grown by 20% and the number has reached to 15 Lakh during past year.

So, the next time you need to travel to Delhi, just go to the airport and you’ll have immense options.

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