IndiGo to Start Flights from Pune to the Maldives

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According to a source, the low-cost carrier IndiGo will start flights from Pune to Velana International Airport. This will also be IndiGo's first international flight from Pune.

"The 10-hour flight is expected to start from March 25. While exact details aren't known yet it will be an early morning flight – with a 5 AM take-off" a Pune airport official said.

"Indigo had been looking to start an international connection from Pune for a long time. A flight to Dubai was almost finalized last year, but things fell through" the official added.

According to the IndiaTimes the flight will not be a direct flight since it will halt at Bengaluru. 

The budget passenger carrier started flights to the Maldives on last year's November as a part of it's international expansion.