From February 19, SpiceJet will start two new flights from Kolkata — to Guwahati and Chennai. While the former will be a daily operation, the latter will be three days a week — Monday, Wednesday and Friday.
The airline will also start a flight between Bengaluru and Kazi Nazrul Islam Airport at Andal from February 22, a SpiceJet official said. Union minister of state and local MP Babul Supriyo tweeted the news, terming it another fulfilled promise. During the state budget this year, CM Mamata Banerjee had also emphasised on the importance of the airport at Andal and outlined an investment of Rs 150 crore for its upgrade into an international airport.
According to SpiceJet officials, the flight will initially operate three days a week. At present, the airline operates flights from KNIA to three destinations — Delhi, Mumbai and Chennai.