SpiceJet launches direct flight between Kolkata and Surat

NetIndian News Network

New Delhi, May 9, 2017

Low-cost carrier SpiceJet today announced the launch of a daily direct flight between Kolkata in West Bengal and Surat in Gujarat from July 1.
SpiceJet is the first airline to offer direct flights on the route, a press release from the airline said.
SpiceJet’s Boeing 737 aircraft - SG 876, operating on the Patna – Kolkata – Surat route, will depart from Kolkata for Surat at 10.50 AM. The schedule will be operational for the period 1st July 2017 to 31st August 2017. Starting 1st September 2017, the same aircraft will start from Kolkata at 10.20 AM. The flight from Surat - SG 877, will take off from the city at 2.15 PM.
Surat is one of India's key textile hubs and a major centre for the diamond industry in the country.
SpiceJet already operates multiple non-stop flights from Surat to key metro and non-metro cities such as Delhi, Hyderabad and Jaipur. The city is also connected to a host of other Indian cities through SpiceJet’s pan India onward connections, the release said.