DHAKA, Nov. 15 (NsNewsWire) — Air India Express is all set to introduce low cost flight services from Dhaka to Kolkata, with convenient onward connection to Singapore with effect from Nov. 20, 2016.
On the Dhaka – Kolkata sector flight IX 911 will depart Dhaka at 7.30 pm and arrive in Kolkata at 7.50 pm. (local time). This will offer passengers, immediate onward connection on Flight IX 922 to Singapore, which will depart Kolkata at 9 PM (local time) and arrive in Singapore at 03.30 am. (local time) .
On the Kolkata – Dhaka sector flight IX 912 will depart Kolkata at 5.20 pm and arrive in Dhaka at 6.40 pm. The passengers coming from Singapore and travelling to Dhaka will have convenient connection at Kolkata. The arrival time of the flight from Singapore will be 4.30 pm in Kolkata.
These services will be available four times a week on Mondays, Wednesdays, Fridays and Sundays.
“In line with AIE’s policy of offering cost effective travel, we will be offering competitive and affordable fares on both sectors,” says K. Shyam Sundar, CEO, Air India Express. “We maintain 100% schedule reliability and the on time performance of the airline is above 80%.”
India’s first international budget carrier, Air India Express is a wholly owned subsidiary of Air India Limited. The budget carrier currently operates around 500 flights per week , connecting 14 Indian cities to 14 destinations in the Middle East and South East Asia .The airline has a fleet of 23 Boeing 737-800 NG aircraft, six of which are brand new having joined the fleet recently on dry lease. These new aircraft are equipped to carry more capacity and come with lighter seats and higher performance capabilities.
“Though the airline follows the market principles of a low cost carrier , Air India Express offers complimentary tea, coffee and meals on board as its USP ,” Shyam Sundar added.
The airline now offers passengers the additional facility to buy a special meal of their choice online on selected sectors. Air India Express offers passengers the ease of reserving their seat of choice online while booking tickets on the airline’s website www.airindiaexpress.in. Option of buying excess baggage online is also available on the website. Agents may get in touch with the Air India Country Manager in Bangladesh for any Air India Express related information.
Responding to market needs, the airline has enhanced its presence on various social media platforms and its facebook page, facebook.com/AirIndiaExpressOfficial is being used to share information and to respond to customer feedback.
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