IndiGo will launch direct daily flights between Kolkata and Hong Kong on August 20. This will be third international flight from Kolkata. The airline currently has daily flights to Bangkok and Dhaka.
Operated with an Airbus A320 aircraft, the flight will depart for Hong Kong at 10.40pm and reach there at 4.55am local time. The return flight will take off from Hong Kong at 5.50am HK time and reach Kolkata at 7.40am.
Sources said the airline had plans to introduce more international flights from Kolkata in the months ahead. Among the possible destinations are Kunming, Guangzhou and Shanghai in China. The airline is evaluating the feasibility of introducing extended range A320 that would increase the flying time from 4.5 hours to 6 hours.
Source: Times of India