Goair has added new direct flights to Colombo from New Delhi and Bengaluru. The Indian low cost carrier will commence operations to the capital city of Sri Lanka from March 20, 2020.
Colombo is the airline’s first international destination for this year. Including Colombo, the airline offers 118 direct flights from New Delhi and 48 direct flights from Bengaluru to domestic and international destinations.
Goair’s daily flight (except Wednesday) G8 39 will depart from Delhi’s Indira Gandhi International Airport at 1035 hours (local time) and will reach Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo at 1410 hours (local time). The return flight G8 40 will depart from Colombo at 1510 hrs (local time) on all days (except Wednesday) and arrive in Delhi at 1900 hours (local time).
GoAir’s flight G8 47 will depart from Bengaluru’s Kempegowda International Airport at 2005 hours (local time) on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Sunday and at 2020 hours (local time) on Saturday and will reach Bandaranaike International Airport, Colombo at 2155 hours (local time). The return flight G8 48 will depart from Colombo at 2300 hrs (local time) on Monday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday and arrive in Bengaluru at 0030 hours (local time).
Commenting on this new launch, Jeh Wadia, managing director, Goair said, “Our entry into Sri Lanka is in line with the growth strategy that we adopted since 2018 for international markets. India and Sri Lanka share a close relationship that goes beyond 2,500 years.
There is a common interest of business, cultural, religious, and linguistic interaction between both countries. The Delhi – Colombo and Bengaluru – Colombo flights will help travellers to explore the beauty and legacy of India and Sri Lanka, strengthening the bond of friendship between the two nations.”