American airline company United Airlines has declared that they will start flights from Karnataka’s capital city Bengaluru to San Francisco in the last quarter of 2022.
Kempegowda International Airport said
Australian national carrier Qantas has also informed that they will start four weekly flights to Sydney from 14 September, the Kempegowda International Airport told in a report on Monday while providing an update on the international flight operations.
Further, it was made known that two weekly flights to Tel Aviv (Air India) and daily flights to Seattle (American Airlines) are also planned for the near future, it told.
Addis Ababa, (connected by Ethiopian Airlines), Amsterdam (by KLM), and Tokyo Narita (by Japan Airlines) have been reinstated from Bengaluru, it told. Japan Airlines will raise the frequency to Tokyo Narita thrice a week, effective August this year, and KLM plans to further increase frequency on the Bengaluru-Amsterdam route from the recent three weekly frequencies to four-times-a-week start next month.
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The Kempegowda airport told it has witnessed a robust increase in international flight operations, connecting 23 international destinations in May 2022 — the highest in south India. The airport witnessed 15 percent higher international Air Traffic Movements (ATMs) per day between March and April this year while May alone saw 48 percent growth in ATMs.
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Additionally, average daily international traffic raised to 9,300 passengers by the fourth week of May, compared to 6,500 in April and 5,500 in March, the report said.
Earlier this month, the Bangalore International Airport unveiled International and Domestic lounges at the Kempegowda International Airport Bengaluru to give passengers an immersive lounge experience.
The lounge is called ‘080 Lounge’ the luxurious lounge includes art, artisans, heritage, and flora also reflecting the rich culture of the city.
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