Jet Airways has announced plans to increase frequency between Mangalore and Bengaluru by introducing two more flights from March 27. It already has five flights to the state capital.

Flight 9W 2352 will depart from Mangalore at 1400 and will arrive in Bengaluru at 1515 on all days except Tuesday. The second daily service by flight 9W 2402 will depart Mangalore at 1050 and will arrive in Bengaluru at 1205.

The airline will deploy its ATR-72 aircraft on the two new services.

Additionally, Jet Airways flight 9W 438 will fly to from Mangaluru at 1725 for Mumbai. This is in addition to three other flights Jet Airways flights between Mangalore and Bengaluru and will operate on all days except Tuesdays. The airline will deploy its Boeing 737 on the route.

Flyers from Mangalore will now have access to international destinations including Amsterdam, Bahrain, Doha, Kuwait and Riyadh through connecting flights via Mumbai.

Arunima Kumar