Bengaluru airport adds Amsterdam and Addis Ababa to its destination map
November 12, 2019: The Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) has introduced seven new destinations and two new international airlines for the winter schedule that started on October 26, 2019, and will be in effect until March 28, 2020.
November 12, 2019: The Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (KIAB) has launched seven new destinations and two new international airlines for the winter schedule that started on October 26, 2019, and will be in effect until March 28, 2020.
Ethiopian Airlines and KLM Royal Dutch are the new airlines linking Bengaluru to Addis Ababa, the capital city of Ethiopia (non-stop four weekly) and Amsterdam (three weekly).
The first touchdown!!! AMS to BLR #FlightToDiscovery— BLR Airport (@BLRAirport) October 31, 2019
We are excited to be the 1st in South India to directly connect you to the city of museums & culture in the heart of Europe! Fly directly with #KLM Royal Dutch Airlines to #Amsterdam only from the #BLRairport! pic.twitter.com/sGLywwjSp8
Golden City Jaisalmer (Spice Jet, six weekly flights from November 16), Jodhpur (Indigo, daily from October 27), Jharsuguda (Spice Jet, daily from November 16), Bidar, a northern district of Karnataka (True Jet, daily from December 1) and Tuticorin (Indigo, daily from October 27) are the five new domestic destinations.
“Introducing new routes and airlines will significantly transform BLR Airport as the gateway to a new India. We will continue to explore attractive routes that connect Bengaluru to some of the most exotic destinations in India and abroad,” said Satyaki Raghunath, chief strategy & development officer, BIAL.
After a long wait, the 1st direct flight from ADD (Ethiopia) landed at the #BLRAiport, making us the 1st in South India to connect you to the capital of #Ethiopia. Now fly directly with @flyethiopian to Addis Ababa only from the #BLRairport.#ADirectConnection #FlightToDiscovery pic.twitter.com/hsXloJLhhF— BLR Airport (@BLRAirport) November 4, 2019
Operated by Bangalore International Airport Limited (BIAL), the airport now has 82 destinations in its map with 25 international cities.
The BLR Airport began operations in May 2008 offering a wide network of over 37 passenger airlines and 12 cargo airlines bridging Bengaluru to the rest of the world. The BLR Airport welcomed 33.3 million passengers in FY 2018-19, registering a 23.8 percent y-o-y growth.