Tuesday, February 06, 2018

AirAsia to connect Nagpur with Bangalore, Kolkata by March end

Nagpur: One more low cost operator would be commencing direct flight from Nagpur to Bangalore and Kolkata from March end, according to senior officials of Mihan India Limited (MIL), that runs the city airport.
AirAsia India Ltd (AAIL), a Malaysian low cost operator having joint venture with Tatas, would be operating an Airbus A320-200 having 180 seats on this sector. AAIL senior official Mohit Khatri visited the city airport on Thursday for inspection of facilities. He then confirmed the flight timings from Nagpur to MIL. An agreement in this regard between MIL and AAIL would be signed within a month, officials said.
"It is good news for all passengers, particularly those going to southern and eastern parts of the country. AAIL officials have confirmed they would be operating flights from city airport to Kolkata and Bangalore. They have booked slots from March end. However, the aircraft would not be based in city but operate from their base in Bangalore," senior airport director Vijay Mulekar told TOI.
06/02/18 Times of India