Recently, the states of Punjab & Uttar Pradesh were in the news for the general state Elections 2022, which are now officially over. However, we still have an exciting update for the both states from the Aviation World, as the most important cities of the 2 states, Amritsar & Lucknow are all set to be connected by direct flights w.e.f 27 March, 2022.
IndiGo to start direct Daily Flights
India’s largest Airline by market share, IndiGo will be starting these direct flights between Amritsar & Lucknow beginning 27 March 2022. With starting of the direct flights, the travel time between 2 cities will cut short to mere 1 Hour 45 Minutes from current 3-5 Hours one-stop flights.
Flight from Lucknow will takeoff at 6:15 AM and reach Amritsar at 7:55 AM. While on return, the flight from Amritsar will takeoff at 12:20 PM and reach Lucknow at 2:05 PM. The timings of flights are scheduled keeping in mind tourists traffic in mind, and the flights are expected to heavily support the tourists incoming and outgoing to/from Amritsar while also supporting the Business traffic.
First Direct Flight from Amritsar to Uttar Pradesh
With the starting of this flight, it will become the first flight from Amritsar to Uttar Pradesh and second in the Hindi heartland, after FlySpicejet’s direct flight from Amritsar to Sri Patna Sahib.
The flights are priced at very attractive fares, with one-way Amritsar-Lucknow fares starting INR 3319/-. The booking of this flight are now open across all the booking portals.
ABOUT THE AUTHOR
*Sanchit Chugh is a young Aviation enthusiast from Amritsar, Punjab. He is currently an undergrad student at BITS Pilani pursuing Bachelor’s of Technology and Masters in Economics. He is part of core team at FlyAmritsar Initiative and has avid interest in Aviation.