New Delhi: According to an airport official, Noida International Airport and IndiGo inked a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on Friday to collaborate on enhancing and expanding air connectivity within Uttar Pradesh and beyond.
With this move, IndiGo becomes the airport’s first carrier, highlighting its dedication to serving the quickly expanding Indian aviation industry.
“Under this agreement, IndiGo and Noida International Airport will collaborate to improve and expand air connectivity throughout Uttar Pradesh and beyond. In order to improve customer satisfaction and operational efficiency, the partnership will also investigate fresh and creative concepts, according to an airline representative.
Christoph Schnellmann, Chief Executive Officer, Noida International Airport, said: “We are excited to sign this MoU with IndiGo, which has a strong base both in domestic and international markets. The partnership between NIA and IndiGo will not only help bolster air connectivity but also innovate, ensuring an exceptional customer experience for our customers alike.
“By leveraging IndiGo’s extensive route network and expertise, we aim to provide our passengers with unparalleled connectivity and an exceptional travel experience,” Schnellmann said. “Our operations at the airport will provide the people of Uttar Pradesh seamless connectivity across our unparalleled network,” stated Pieter Elbers, CEO of IndiGo. We anticipate the new airport’s opening in 2024 and will keep collaborating with airport management to find creative solutions for providing a reasonably priced, punctual, and hassle-free travel experience throughout the 6E network.”
The first phase of the Noida International Airport will be operational by the end of 2024, with one runway, and one terminal with the capacity to handle traffic of 12 million passengers annually. After the completion of the fourth phase, the airport will have the capacity to manage 70 million passengers per year.