India’s private airline Go First which was earlier known as Go Air has just announced the launch of new flights that will fly from the City of Surat to other cities in the country. The initiation would help Surat connect to the metro cities in India as the flights will fly to Bengaluru, Delhi, and Kolkata. The introduction of new flights in the domestic circuit by Go First is bound to strengthen its regional presence and connectivity.
The New Launches Will Enhance Domestic Network
The Go First airline released a statement which informed that the first new flight G8 2202 took off from Surat on Thursday at 10:00 hours and landed in Delhi at 11:45 hours. The airline said that the introduction of new destinations is going to help the airline to connect the metro cities to tier-I cities and further strengthen the domestic network of the airline. The airline also expects that there will be a boost in business and leisure travel as the flights have been scheduled for the same day's return.
The current scheduling plan of the Go First flights connects Surat to Delhi two times a day, Surat to Bengaluru once a day, and Surat to Kolkata once a day as well. The flights will also have connectivity to/from cities like Hyderabad, Siliguri, Patna, Srinagar, Guwahati, Jammu, Maldives, Lucknow, and Ranchi.
In a statement, the Chief Executive Officer of Go First, Kaushik Khona said that the airline expects the addition of these new stations to enhance the already robust domestic network in addition to providing customers with the option of connecting to various metro cities and other cities as well. He said that the airline plans to grow further while maintaining an optimum level of customer service and efficiency.
The initiation of new flights from the airline come at the right time as previously reported the travel industry looks to revive with the covid-19 graph going down each passing day and the restrictions on air travel ease, the domestic air traffic has seen an increment of 67% as compared to the previous year and about 24% rise in October alone making it up to around 8.8 million passengers. The season of festivities is also being seen as a reason for the surge.