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AirAsia India to connect Surat from Bengaluru starting June

Press Trust of India  |  Mumbai 

India today announced expansion of its with the launch of a flight to from Bengaluru, starting next month, taking the total number of destination operated by the carrier to 20.

The Tata-AirAsia-invested airline, which completes four years of its operations in June, will fly daily to from with an A20 plane, a release said today.

India currently flies to 19 destinations, with its hubs in Bengaluru, and covering Kochi, Goa, Jaipur, Chandigarh, Pune, Guwahati, Imphal, Visakhapatnam, Hyderabad, Srinagar, Bagdogra, Ranchi, Indore, Nagpur, and

India is the first to connect with the textiles city with flights from June 1, for which bookings have already commenced, the release said.

is a hub, with a dominant presence of diamond and textile industries, and a large number of merchants travelling out of Surat for various engagements and this provides an opportunity for AirAsia India to open up the market for the air travellers, the added.

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First Published: Tue, May 08 2018. 13:15 IST