Jet Airways to launch services between Bengaluru and Colombo, January 5 onwards.

Bengaluru will be the second city to be connected by Jet Airways to the Sri Lankan-capital, after Mumbai.

Flight 9W 278 will depart Kempegowda International Airport at 0040 and arrive in Colombo at 0210. Return flight 9W 277 will depart Colombo at 0310 and arrive in Bengaluru at 0435.

“Jet Airways is delighted to launch a direct service between Bengaluru and Colombo. With increasing economic activity between India and Sri Lanka, Jet Airways realised the gap in the connectivity and plugged it with this direct connection. Guests between these two destinations will be offered the best in-flight product and service excellence,” says   Jayaraj Shanmugam, chief commercial officer at Jet Airways.

The airline operates two daily flights between Mumbai and Colombo. It covers over 50 cities in India and 20 destinations abroad.