Indian private carrier Indigo is doubling its flight frequency on New Delhi-Kathmandu-New Delhi route from June 1 due to high demand for seats.

The budget airline is currently operating one flight a day on the route. It is operating two flights a day from June 1, according to Indigo office in Kathmandu.

“The new flight will will arrive Kathmandu at 7 pm and will leave for New Delhi at 8 pm,” it said, adding that the existing Indigo flight arrives Kathmandu at 1 pm and leave for the Indian capital at 2 pm.

Indigo started flying to Kathmandu on August 30, 2011. It operates 180-seater Airbus A-320 for its Kathmandu flight.

Indigo – that received ‘Best Airline for Travel within India’ award in 2008 – has a fleet of 78 aircraft, and flies to 36 different destinations.

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