“The connections to Helsinki and Stockholm will become operational on November 23, 2023, while Oslo will be effective from November 17, 2023. These additions bolster connectivity to northern Europe, offering customers access to a total of 42 destinations beyond Istanbul,” the airline said in a press statement.“These flights are being introduced to cater to business and leisure travellers seeking new and affordable flying options to access destinations that facilitate business development and offer tourist attractions,” it added.
Vinay Malhotra, Head of Global Sales, IndiGo, said, “Starting November 23, customers will have access to 42 diverse destinations beyond Istanbul, across Europe, North Africa & the US. Our collaboration addresses specific travel needs – Helsinki caters to the surging demand from Indian students and professionals in Finland, while Stockholm and Oslo open gateways for cultural exchange and bolstering economic ties with Sweden and Norway respectively. As we expand our global reach, IndiGo remains committed to delivering affordable, on-time, and hassle-free travel experiences across our extensive network.”
Helsinki, the vibrant capital of Finland, sits on the shores of the Baltic Sea in the southern part of the country. This cosmopolitan city beautifully combines its rich history with a modern urban flair. Visitors are treated to an array of cultural treasures, including the majestic Helsinki Cathedral, the historic Suomenlinna Sea Fortress, the bustling Market Square, the unique Temppeliaukio Church carved into solid rock, the striking Finlandia Hall designed by Alvar Aalto, and the vibrant Design District.
Boasting a rich tapestry of history and modernity, Stockholm, the capital of Sweden, lures visitors with its fascinating Old Town (Gamla Stan), the grandeur of the Royal Palace, the iconic Vasa Museum housing an ancient warship, the captivating ABBA Museum celebrating Sweden’s musical legacy, the picturesque Djurgården island with its amusement park and museums, and the contemporary architecture of the City Hall. Stockholm offers an eclectic mix of cuisines, from traditional Swedish fare to innovative culinary experiences.
Oslo, the thriving capital of Norway, offers its visitors a taste of Scandinavian traditions and modern life. It lies at the head of Oslo Fjord in the southeastern part of the country. The city boasts a diverse cultural landscape, including the historic Akershus Fortress, the Royal Palace, Viking Ship Museum, Karl Johans Gate, Gustav Vigeland Sculpture Park, Norsk Folkemuseum, Oslo Opera House, Holmenkollen Ski Jump and Museum, Nordmarka, and much more. Oslo is a must-visit destination for tourists from around the world as it has something for everyone, from rich Norwegian heritage to winter sports such as the famous cross-country skiing at the annual Holmenkollen ski-jump competition, and cruising at the Oslofjord.