Singapore: Jet Airways, India’s premier international airline, launched daily direct flight from Singapore to Bengaluru on December 14, 2016.
The new flight offering guests from Singapore, connectivity to Hyderabad, Mangaluru, Coimbatore and Thiruvananthapuram through Bengaluru. This service has been introduced in response to growing demand on this sector, particularly from business and corporate travellers and will offer guests new convenient travel options.
Jet Airways flight 9W 023 will leave Singapore at 1915 hrs (Local Time) to arrive in Bengaluru at 2115 hrs (LT). On the return, flight 9W 024 will depart Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport at 1110 hrs and arrive in Singapore at 1810 hrs (LT).
Similarly, the new Jet Airways Bengaluru – Singapore service also offers convenient connections to Australia and the ASEAN region via Singapore on codeshare and interline partner airlines.
Colin Neubronner, Sr. Vice President – Marketing & Sales, Jet Airways, said “We are delighted to announce the launch of a direct service on the highly popular Singapore – Bengaluru route, which has been necessitated due to growing traffic demand in the corporate and information technology segment. Both Singapore and Bengaluru are popular destinations for information technology, tourism, trade and investment, therefore it was only logical for Jet Airways’ to facilitate the same for the traveller.
In addition, connecting traffic from Melbourne/Sydney/Brisbane/Perth in Australia to India, over Singapore booked on aligned flights with partner carriers, is also growing rapidly. The combination of comfort, great Indian hospitality, world class in flight services, and attractive frequent flyer benefits makes Jet Airways the perfect option for travellers to India and beyond. Jet Airways has established itself as a premier brand on account of its service excellence, serving the Singapore – India sector for over a decade. We are confident that this new flight would prove equally popular with our guests.”
Mr Gopinath Pillai, Chairman of The Institute of South Asian Studies (ISAS) in Singapore, said “I am delighted that Jet Airways is starting direct daily flights from Singapore to Bengaluru with excellent departure time ex Singapore at 1915 hrs in the evening and arrival into Bengaluru at 2115 hrs. The new direct flight will further strengthen Jet Airways’ position in Singapore and the ASEAN region. It will additionally serve the large Indian expatriate community especially of Tamil origin settled in Singapore further reinforcing the strong bonds between both nations.”