IndiGo, India’s preferred airline, is delighted to welcome Salem as a new addition to its network. Salem now proudly stands as the 82nd domestic and 114th overall destination in the 6E network. The introduction of these direct flights will seamlessly connect Salem to Chennai from October 29, 2023 and to Hyderabad, and Bengaluru from October 30, 2023. These new connections are poised to significantly bolster interstate connectivity and advance regional accessibility, aligning with the regional connectivity scheme’s objectives.
Mr. Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo said, “We are thrilled to introduce these new routes from Salem (in Tamil Nadu) to the vibrant cities of Bengaluru, Chennai, and Hyderabad. These direct routes not only provide convenient and cost-effective travel choices between these cities but also significantly reduce travel time. As we venture into new skies, connecting people with their favored destinations, we remain committed to delivering on our promise of providing affordable, on-time, courteous, and hassle-free travel experiences across our extensive network.”
Salem, the fifth largest city in Tamil Nadu, nestled amidst hills on all sides, offers a captivating experience to travelers. The city boasts a rich historical heritage, evident in various inscriptions. It is best known for its steel industry, with steel products manufactured at the Salem Steel Plant used throughout India. The district is adorned with temples, offering a rich pilgrimage experience. Must-visit places in Salem range from temples to hills and forts. Situated at the foothills of the Yercaud Hills, Salem is a major commercial center of Tamil Nadu. The city’s urban charm is complemented by four mountain ranges, including Jeragamalai, Nagaramalai, Godumalai, and Kanjanamalai Hills. Salem is renowned for its coffee plantations, orange groves, and orchidarium. The natural beauty of the region is further enhanced by the dense forests surrounding Yercaud Lake. Travelers can opt for boating in the lake or hiking through the lush Yercaud forests. Salem, as a city, offers a unique blend of nature, culture, and pilgrimage.
Overall, the introduction of new direct flights will offer travelers more convenient travel options, enhance connectivity and accessibility, and promote tourism in these regions.