IndiGo connects world’s fastest growing economies – India and China

New Delhi: Strengthening its international footprint, IndiGo, India’s leading airline today commenced operations to the second largest economy in the world, China. The airline inaugurated the first direct flight on Delhi-Chengdu route, making Chengdu IndiGo’s 19th international destination. Mr. William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo along with airport authorities were present at the airport to receive Mr. Kapil Bhatia, Executive Chairman, InterGlobe Enterprises along with the other passengers of the first flight.

Mr. William Boulter, Chief Commercial Officer, IndiGo said, “We are delighted to commence our operations to China, with the first flight landing in Chengdu earlier this morning. China, besides being a popular destination for Indian tourists, is also the world’s largest source of outbound travellers. Increased connectivity between India and China will attract tourists from both the countries, contributing to economic growth and social cohesion between the two nations. China is a market with immense potential and holds prominent trade, cultural and tourism value. IndiGo will continue to offer an on-time, courteous and hassle-free service and affordable flying experience always”.

New Flight Schedule: 

Flight No. Frequency Origin Departure Destination Arrival Eff Date Fares (INR)
6E 1035 Daily Delhi 22:00 Chengdu 04:55 15-Sep-19 8399
6E 1036 Daily Chengdu 05:55 Delhi 08:15 15-Sep-19 8399


The new flights are designed to cater to business and leisure travellers who are constantly on the lookout for new and affordable flying options between India and China. Customers who would like to plan their travel can book tickets through our official website ( We shall be opening sale of the flights as soon as we secure the requisite regulatory approvals.

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