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Jet Airways to launch direct daily service between Bengaluru, Colombo

08 Jan 2017

Jet Airways to launch direct daily service between Bengaluru, Colombo
Mumbai, Dec 8 (NITN): Jet Airways, India's premier international airline, today, announced the launch of a daily direct flight from Bengaluru to Colombo with effect from Jan 5, 2017.

This new daily connection will provide travellers a convenient link between the Indian IT hub and Sri Lankan capital.

With the introduction of this new connection, Bengaluru will be the second Indian city after Mumbai to be linked to Colombo and Jet Airways’ third daily service to the Sri Lankan capital.

Jet Airways flight 9W 278 will depart Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport at 0040 hrs and arrive in Colombo at 0210 hrs (Local Time).

The flight 9W 277 will leave Colombo at 0310 hrs (LT) to arrive in Bengaluru at 0435 hrs (LT).

Jayaraj Shanmugam, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said “Jet Airways is delighted to launch a direct service between Bengaluru and Colombo. With increasing economic activity between India and Sri Lanka, Jet Airways realized the gap in the connectivity and plugged it with this direct connection. Guests between these two destinations will be offered the best in-flight product and service excellence.”