- GoAir has announced that the fare of the Kannur Muscat flight will be Rs 4,999.
- The first flight from Kannur to Muscat will take off from KIAL on February 28.
Wadia grown owned no-frills carrier GoAir has made another addition to its list of routes. The airline which recently began its operations from the newly inaugurated Kannur International airport has introduced a new flight between Kannur and Muscat. It is notable that GoAir has been planning an international expansion from quite some time and has been incorporating new routes rapidly in its existing network. Not only that, but the airline is also on the task of inducting new aircraft in its fleet which would help it in ramping up operations domestically and internationally. The new connectivity of GoAir between Kannur and Muscat will be airline’s 3rd international destination and 27th overall destination.
Fare Between Kannur and Muscat Rs 4,999 Only
GoAir has announced that it will operate the flights between Kannur and Muscat three times weekly. The airline has also added that the bookings for this new route have also begun and the all-inclusive fare for the same has also been set at Rs 4,999. The airline has announced that the introduction of its new route and the addition of a new international destination will bolster its network and will be a landmark in its international expansion plans.
Only recently, GoAir had announced operations from the Kannur International airport which became its 24th domestic destination where the carrier started the airport’s maiden flight. Right now, on the domestic front, GoAir currently connects Kannur to Bengaluru with 13 flights in a week, Chennai with 4 flights in a week and Hyderabad with 3 weekly flights. Internationally, GoAir has introduced direct daily connectivity to Phuket from Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru. There are also 4 direct weekly flights on the Mumbai-Male route, 3 weekly flights on Delhi-Male and 2 weekly flights on Bengaluru-Male route.
Kannur-Muscat-Kannur Flight Schedule
As per the schedule declared by GoAir for this new Kannur – Muscat flight, the flight G8 55 from Kannur will depart at 21:45 and will reach Muscat at 00:55. This flight will operate on Tuesday, Thursday and Saturdays and will be effective from February 28th. On the other hand, the return flight from Muscat with flight number G8 56 will depart at 01:05 and will reach Kannur at 06:00. These flights will be on Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays and will be effective starting March 1.
Talking about the introduction of these new routes, Jeh Wadia, Managing Director, GoAir said, “It gives us immense delight to add Muscat as our third international destination. Muscat is a key market for us and is in line with our growth strategy and more so for the Middle East. We are hopeful that this service would also prove equally popular with our flyers. We will continue to deliver convenient and hassle-free connections and we stand committed to provide our customers with superior experience at best affordable prices.”
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