Coimbatore gets more air connectivity

Published - November 03, 2018 07:56 am IST - Coimbatore

Coimbatore is set to get more air connectivity with Bengaluru, Chennai and New Delhi with more airlines opting to fly into the city late in the night and fly out early in the morning thus availing a reduction in VAT for the Aviation Turbine Fuel. Air India is providing another air connectivity for Coimbatore with New Delhi at night with the introduction of a first red-eye flight.

From November 30, AI 547 will depart New Delhi at 21.15 hours and arrive Coimbatore at 00.30 hours and in the return direction it would depart Coimbatore at 01.00 hours and arrive New Delhi at 04.00 hours. The flight will provide connectivity to many destinations especially the North and East of India from New Delhi.

Similarly, Jet Airways 9W 993 will depart New Delhi at 21.55 hours and arrive Coimbatore at 00.50 hours and in the return direction it would depart as 9W 994 at 05.50 a.m. so as to reach New Delhi at 08.35 a.m. Similarly, 9W 649 will arrive at 21.50 from Bengaluru and it would depart at 05.30 p.m. Flight No 9W 977 from Chennai will arrive Coimbatore at 00.15 hours and would depart for Chennai at 06.55 a.m.

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