Bengaluru-Singapore direct daily flight
- Jet Airways to launch it from Dec 14
Hyderabad: Jet Airways has announced the launch of a daily direct flight from Bengaluru to Singapore from December 14. The new flight will offer guests from Hyderabad, Mangaluru, Coimbatore and Thiruvananthapuram connectivity to Singapore through Bengaluru. This service has been introduced in response to growing demand on this sector, particularly from business and corporate travelers, the airline said in a press release.
Jet Airways flight 9W 024 will depart Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport at 1110 hrs and arrive in Singapore at 1810 hrs (local lime). The flight 9W 023 will leave Singapore at 1915 hrs (local time) to arrive in Bengaluru at 2115 hrs (local time). Bengaluru is an established and a key IT and an investment destination for Singapore companies looking to invest in India. All these business activities ensure robust growth of air traffic to and from Bengaluru, the release said.
Over the past two years, there has been an encouraging 15% year-on-year growth from Singapore to South Indian cities. Apart from business travelers, there is also a sizeable growing VFR (Visit Friends & Relatives) and leisure traffic movement to Bengaluru due to its many tourist attractions and pleasant weather. Similarly, travelers from Bengaluru to Singapore can get connections to several Asian destinations including Haneda, Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Penang and Shanghai, as well as to Australian cities such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth.
The airline will deploy a state-of-the-art Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft on this route, offering Premiere and Economy class travelers the best in-flight product and services along with award-winning in-flight Entertainment. Currently, Jet Airways operates daily flights from Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai to Singapore, said Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways.
According to Jet Airways Hyderabad Branch Manager Dushyanth, the Airways also started its services from Hyderabad to Dammam (Saudi Arabia) everyday from November 14.