Jet is the first private airliner to operate from Mangalore to any international destination after the Union government declared Mangalore as an international airport recently

Jet Airways will commence its daily flight service from Mangalore to Dubai from January 3, 2013, according to sources.

It would be the first private airliner to operate from Mangalore to any international destination after the Union government declared Mangalore as an international airport recently. Now only the Air India Express operates its flights from Mangalore to West Asia. The Air India Express was not operating its flights to any other international destination from Mangalore.

According to the flight schedule available for booking on the website of Jet Airways on Friday the flight (number) 9W532 would depart from Mangalore at 8 p.m. and reach Dubai at 10.30 p.m. (Dubai local time). On the return journey flight (number) 9W531 would depart from Dubai at 10.30 p.m. (local time there) and arrive in Mangalore at 4.30 a.m.

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