AirAsia to launch Mumbai-Kolkata daily flight from April 15

Expanding its network, AirAsia India has announced the launch of its new daily flight to Kolkata from Mumbai, starting from April 15. This would be the airline’s second destination from Mumbai after it started operating daily services to Bengaluru from the country’s financial capital. AirAsia India will now fly connecting Kolkata and Mumbai, with one daily flight, effective April 15, the airline said in a release. The introduction of Mumbai-Kolkata route comes close on the heels of AirAsia India adding eighth additional flights to its network of 19 destinations. “We recently introduced the first connection between Bengaluru and Mumbai and are now adding a new connection between Mumbai and Kolkata. It’s a key market for AirAsia and this flight will strengthen our operations in East. This new route is a manifestation of our future growth plan in these key and important business markets, said Sunil Bhaskaran, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer, AirAsia India. AirAsia India currently operates 19 domestic destinations with a fleet of 20 Airbus A320 planes.

Source: PTI