Jet Airways has announced that it will launch a direct daily flight from Bengaluru to Singapore from December 14.

The route will be served by a Boeing 737-800 Next Generation aircraft.

Flight 9W 024 will depart Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport at 1110 and arrive in Singapore at 1810. Return flight 9W 023 will leave Singapore at 1915 and arrive in Bengaluru at 2115.

Passengers fromCoimbatore, Hyderabad, Mangaluru and Thiruvananthapuram will also be connected to Singapore, via Bengaluru.

The airline says, “Bengaluru is an established and a key IT and an investment destination for Singapore companies looking to invest in India. All these business activities ensure robust growth of air traffic to and from Bengaluru. Over the past two years, there has been an encouraging 15 per cent year-on-year growth from Singapore to South Indian cities. Guests from Bengaluru can connect to several Asian destinations including Haneda, Hong Kong, Ho Chi Minh City, Jakarta, Kuala Lumpur, Manila, Penang and Shanghai, as well as leading Australian ones such as Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane and Perth over Singapore.” 

Currently, Jet Airways operates daily flights from Mumbai, Delhi and Chennai to Singapore.