Indigo Air

Indigo Air commences direct flights between Mumbai and Nairobi

Indigo Air has officially commenced its direct flights between Mumbai and Nairobi. The launch of the route marks Indigo’s Air’s entry into the African Continent with Nairobi serving as the 27th international and 105th overall destination in the 6E network.

The Indian travel market has been a major player in Kenya’s tourism sector, with arrivals into the country from the South Asian nation recording a growth of 93 per cent up from 42,159 in 2021 to 81,458 in 2022. This was a recovery of 67 per cent compared to the 2019 performance of 120,893.

Mr. Pieter Elbers, Chief Executive Officer, IndiGo, said, “We are thrilled to commence our maiden flight between Mumbai and Nairobi, symbolizing our arrival in the African subcontinent. First time for IndiGo touching the African soil and we could not have chosen a better location to do so. Kenya, known for its ethereal wildlife beauty and historical landmarks, is intent on enhancing its economic growth through tourism, cultural exchange, and collaboration in various fields. This aligns with our overall vision of providing accessibility and connecting people with places. This new route further enhances connectivity in the region as envisioned in IndiGo’s international growth strategy.”

Customers who wish to plan their travel can book their tickets here.