Jet Airways will double the frequency of its Kolkata-Bangkok route.
The Indian carrier will boost the service from daily to twice daily from 10 May 2012, with the new flight departing Kolkata at 1100 and returning from Bangkok at 1600. Jet said the second daily flight, which complements its existing night flight, would cater to “increased demand with the oncoming holiday season”. All services will be operated using a Boeing 737 aircraft.
“Jet Airways is happy to introduce a second frequency on the Kolkata-Bangkok route and we are confident that this additional service will prove immensely popular with our guests,” said Sudheer Raghavan, Jet’s Chief Commercial Officer.
“With the increased flow of tourist and business traffic to and from Bangkok along with the growing seasonal demand this summer, we are pleased to provide this additional flight to meet the requirement of our guests. The convenient connections from Kolkata into the Jet Airways network which will now offer guests onward connections on the airline network both within India and abroad. We are confident that this would meet the needs of the corporate, MICE and leisure travellers,” Raghavan added.
Jet Airways also flies three times a day to Bangkok from Mumbai and daily from Delhi.