United Airlines, Qantas, KLM, Japan Airlines to resume their flight services from Bengaluru airport
Kempegowda International Airport in Bengaluru, United Airlines plans to start daily flights from the airport to San Francisco in the fourth quarter of 2022. Australia’s national carrier, Qantas, will resume four weekly flights to Sydney on 14 September, according to a statement issued by the airline. airports as part of an update on overseas flight operations. According to the company, Air India is planning two weekly flights to Tel Aviv, and American Airlines is planning daily flights to Seattle in the near future.
Additionally, the new routes that were introduced a few months before the outbreak of the pandemic have already been reconnected. Addis Ababa (connected by Ethiopian Airlines), Amsterdam (by KLM), and Tokyo Narita (by Japan Airlines) have been reinstated from Bengaluru.
Japan Airlines will increase the frequency to Tokyo Narita three times a week, effective August this year, and KLM plans to further increase the frequency on the Bengaluru-Amsterdam route from the current three weekly frequencies to four times a week starting next month. has created.
Kempegowda Airport said it has seen strong growth in international flight operations, connecting 23 international destinations in May 2022 – the most in South India. Between March and April this year, the airport saw 15 per cent more international air traffic movement (ATMs) per day, while May alone saw a 48 per cent increase in ATMs.
Additionally, the average daily international traffic rose to 9,300 passengers by the fourth week of May, as against 6,500 in April and 5,500 in March.