- The service becomes only the second direct flight available from Kozhikode to Bengaluru
- The new services will commence operations from May 1
Private airline Jet Airways added 22 new flights per week across its domestic network on Monday, including a daily flight between Kozhikode and Bengaluru.
The service becomes only the second direct flight available from Kozhikode to Bengaluru. The afternoon jet is expected to have a flight time of around one hour and comes as a major boon to travellers from northern Kerala to the Karnataka capital.
As part of the new schedule, the airline will launch daily flights between Kolkata-Lucknow, Nagpur-Delhi and Kozhikode-Bengaluru among others. The new flights are part of Jet Airways' strategy of connecting Tier II cities with metros via direct flights, said a release from the airline.
The new services will commence operations from May 1. Jet Airways said it will also introduce additional frequencies on the Delhi-Amritsar and Mumbai-Kolkata sectors.
The airline will also boost capacity on the New Delhi-Bengaluru and New Delhi-Bhopal routes with by deploying wide-body Airbus A330 and Boeing 737 services. The season will also see Jet Airways becoming the first Indian airline to connect Aizawl to Mumbai via Kolkata.
(with PTI inputs)
Last Updated 31, Mar 2018, 6:42 PM IST