The Kannur International Airport was inaugurated last month and the services are going on at full pace. Already, various domestic airlines like Indigo, GoAir, Air India and others are providing services to various parts of the country. Today, the already operating five airlines announced new domestic and international flights from Kannur Airport. In a meeting with Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, airline CEOs announced the new flights from Kannur Airport. Popular airline Indigo stated that it would be offering services from Kannur to Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Hubli, Goa and Chennai starting January 25. Air India also announced that it would cover more international routes in less than two months.
Indigo, GoAir, Spice Jet and Air India Come Up With New Flight Routes
Indigo, which is also known as a low-cost airline in the country has started its operations to Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Chennai, Hubli and Goa from January 25. Furthermore, Indigo also confirmed that it would be coming out with new services to Kuwait and Doha by the end of March. Two months to March, the airline will also provide services to Jeddah and Dammam. Indigo also said to launch a new service connecting Kannur and Thiruvananthapuram.
On the other hand, GoAir confirmed that it would be starting a flight to Mascot very soon. Later on, the airline will provide services to Bengaluru, Mumbai and Hyderabad.
Air India Promises to Reduce Flight Fares
Third on the list is Air India which will begin its operations to Kuwait and Muscat by the end of March. Air India's CEO K Shyam Sundar stated that the airline is exploring possibilities of launching a flight between Kannur-Thiruvananthapuram. Right now, Air India is providing Air India Express services to Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Riyadh and Doha from Kannur International Airport. Furthermore, Air India confirmed that it would be reducing flight fares on the request of Kerala Chief Minister. Earlier, the CM of Kerala raised concerns that Air India is charging way too higher from Kannur than any other nearest airports. However, Air India stated that it's taking the note and the fares will be reduced very soon.
Struggling airline SpiceJet will also begin its services to Bengaluru and Chennai very soon.