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BENGALURU: Air India Express, which recently integrated its operations and resources with AirAsia India, is starting direct and daily flights connecting Bengaluru with Gwalior and Kozhikode. The flight from Bengaluru to Gwalior will also be flying to New Delhi as a part of its route.

The new route between Bengaluru, Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh and New Delhi will see its inaugural flight at 5:10am, January 16, 2024, reach Gwalior in about two-and-a half hours and fly further north to be in New Delhi in just over an hour. On its way back to Bengaluru, the flight will stop at Gwalior again and reach the IT city at 6:10pm.

Ankur Garg, chief commercial officer, Air India Express, said: “Kozhikode and Bengaluru stand as important stations within our extensive network, as Kozhikode hosts the highest number of Air India Express international flights and Bengaluru commands the largest share of domestic flights. The introduction of a direct flight connecting these two cities will facilitate convenient one-stop itineraries to numerous destinations across India and the Middle East.”

The inaugural direct flight on the Bengaluru-Kozhikode route will also take off at 6.45pm on January 16, 2024, reaching Kozhikode in an hour.

  • Published On Dec 27, 2023 at 08:11 AM IST

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