Hyderabad, 05 January 2023: This New Year, GMR Hyderabad International Airport gave passengers from the City of Pearls an experience to feel the all New Goa Manohar International Airport at MOPA. The inaugural flight, Indigo 6E 6145 took off with 179 passengers from Hyderabad at 7:40 hrs. to the beach destination, Goa. In addition to Indigo, Go First airlines also commenced its daily flight service to New Goa Manohar International Airport today.
The new Goa Manohar International Airport at Mopa, was inaugurated by Hon’ble Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi on Dec 11th, 2022. The design and aesthetics of the airport will enchant passengers from the moment they land and is sure to entice them to choose the airport at Mopa for their travel. Built on 2,132 acres, the New Goa Manohar International Airport is located at Pernem Taluka in North Goa. It is a State-of-the-Art, 24x7 international airport serving all the segments of inbound and outbound tourism.
Speaking on this launch, Mr. Pradeep Panicker, CEO-GHIAL, said, “We are excited to launch the first flight service to New Goa Manohar International Airport at Mopa. With the airport in Mopa getting operational, tourists are in for a delightful travel experience from all aspects. With 24x7 flight services, the New Goa Manohar International Airport, will attract a great deal of tourism and boost the state’s economy. There is a substantial segment of tourists who travel to Goa from Hyderabad and the new Goa Manohar International Airport has the potential to cater to this demand.”
The state of Goa offers everything a tourist looks for i.e., the serene lap of nature, which makes it one of the high-yield markets for airlines in India with key demand drivers being leisure and holistic tourism. Large numbers of international and domestic tourists visit Goa for the white-sand beaches, tranquil places of worship, world Heritage-listed architecture, its night life, carnivals and enchanting casinos. Goa is also rich in flora and fauna and one of the rare biodiversity hotspots of the world. It is a perfect tourist destination for friends and family alike.
Akasa Air is soon to follow with a daily flight service to New Goa Manohar International airport as well. Come, let the fun begin in Goa!