Wednesday, October 17, 2018

IndiGo to launch non-stop Bengaluru-Hong Kong flights from December

InterGlobe Aviation Ltd-led IndiGo plans to launch non-stop daily flight service between Bengaluru-Hong Kong from December, a source in the know of the matter told CNBC-TV18.

Introductory fares on Bengaluru-Hong Kong route are expected at around Rs 11,500, the source said.

Currently, Cathay Pacific/Cathay Dragon are the only airlines which offer non-stop service between the two cities.

Air India, Jet Airways, SpiceJet among others provide a one-stop service between the two points with layover at cities such as New Delhi and Mumbai.

"This will be a non-stop service from December 10. Earlier we only had six slots, but now it will be operated daily," the source said.

Initially, the service will be offered on an Airbus A320neo, it will graduate to A321 later, which has more seat capacity, the source added.
17/10/18 Anu Sharma/CNBC TV18