Budget carrier GoAir has said that it will be commencing direct flights to its third international route to Muscat by February 28.
The flight, which will be the 27th route for the airline, will have direct flights on Kannur – Muscat – Kannur route. GoAir is planning to operate 3 direct flight services per week between Kannur – Muscat – Kannur and the airline has already started the bookings for the route with an all-inclusive one-way fare starting from Rs 4,999.
Prior to this, GoAir used connect Phuket from Mumbai, Delhi and Bengaluru on a daily basis. It also operates 4 direct weekly flights on the Mumbai-Male route, 3 weekly flights on Delhi-Male and 2 weekly flights on Bengaluru-Male route.
Recently, GoAir added Kannur as its 24th domestic destination and was the first domestic airline to launch services when the airport commenced its maiden operations. On the domestic front, GoAir currently connects Kannur to Bengaluru with 13 weekly flights, Chennai with 4 weekly flights and Hyderabad with 3 weekly flights.
“It gives us immense delight to add Muscat as our third international destination. Muscat is a key market for us and is in line with our growth strategy and more so for the Middle East,” Jeh Wadia, Managing Director, GoAir said in a statement.
The airline commenced its international operations in October last year. Aided by the scrapping of the controversial 5-20 rule, GoAir became eligible to fly overseas in 2016 when it took delivery of its 20th aircraft.