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Air India Express to start Bengaluru-Kozhikode daily direct Flights from January 16 next year

Starting January 16th, 2024, Air India Express will launch daily non-stop flights connecting Bengaluru and Kozhikode. The inaugural flight, IX 0876, will take off from Bengaluru at 18:45 and touch down in Kozhikode at 19:45. The return journey, flight IX 0860, will depart from Kozhikode at 20:15 and land in Bengaluru at 21:15.

Speaking about the new route, Ankur Garg, Chief Commercial Officer, Air India Express, said, “Kozhikode and Bengaluru stand as important stations within our extensive network, with Kozhikode hosting the highest number of Air India Express international flights and Bengaluru commanding the largest share of our domestic flights. The introduction of a direct flight connecting these two cities will facilitate convenient one-stop itineraries to numerous destinations across India and the Middle East, enhancing accessibility and convenience for the residents of both Kozhikode and Bengaluru. In the coming days, we will explore opportunities to expand our domestic connections from Kozhikode, providing even more travel options for our guests.”

The airline has released the schedule for daily non-stop flight between Bengaluru and Kozhikode, with bookings available through the airline’s mobile app and website airindiaexpress.com, as well as other major booking platforms.

With this new flight, residents of Kozhikode now have access to convenient one-stop flights to 22 destinations, including Mumbai, Kolkata, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Goa, Jaipur, Pune, Varanasi, and more. These destinations can be conveniently connected via Bengaluru, where Air India Express operates 344 weekly flights.

Schedule of Flights effective January 16
Flight NoDepartureArrivalDeparture TimeArrival TimeFrequency
IX 0876BengaluruKozhikode18:4519:45Daily
IX 0860KozhikodeBengaluru20:1521:15Daily

Air India Express operates 95 flights per week from Kozhikode to 13 destinations in the Middle East and two domestic destinations, solidifying its position as the largest airline operating out of Kozhikode. With the introduction of this new flight, residents of Bengaluru gain convenient access to connect to these Middle Eastern destinations via Kozhikode.

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