Leading full-service carrier Jet Airways will be connecting India’s tech hub Bengaluru with Guwahati in Assam through its daily flights starting August 1, the airline said on July 30.
“Commencing August 1, Jet Airways will introduce its first daily direct service between Bengaluru and Guwahati, thus connecting emerging cities to our metropolises,” a statement from Jet Airways said.
The airline’s service 9W 659 will depart daily from Bengaluru at 10.15 am to arrive in Guwahati at 1.15 pm. The service 9W 660 will take off from Guwahati at 4.20 pm everyday to arrive in Bengaluru at 7.30 pm.
The airline, however, has not mentioned the fare for the service. The tickets for the inaugural flight from Guwahati to Bengaluru were available on Jet’s official booking website for Rs 8094. One-way ticket from Guwahati to Bengaluru for the September 1 service was Rs 4404 in Economy Deal while it was Rs 12043 for the Premiere class.
“With the aviation industry witnessing growth in travel from emerging and metro cities in India, Jet has introduced direct flights between new city pairs to provide enhanced connectivity,” airline’s executive vice president – commercial Marnix Fruitema said in the statement.
The airline also announced the introduction of Hyderabad-Chandigarh service which will operate four times a week starting August 1.