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GoAir flights to Muscat and Abu Dhabi take off from Kannur International Airport

  • 3 weekly direct flights between Kannur and Muscat
  • 4 weekly direct flights between Kannur and Abu Dhabi

Kannur, February 28, 2019: GoAir flight from Kannur to Muscat became a reality today with the Kannur International Airport flagging off the maiden flight. GoAir welcomed passengers aboard its G8 055 flight that departed on 28th February 2019 at 21:45 hours and it will reach Muscat on 1st March 2019 at 00:45 hours. Top officials from GoAir and Kannur Airport jointly addressed the media and shared the details of the inaugural flight. Prior to take off, officials initiated the customary lighting of lamp and a cake cutting ceremony was observed by Kannur media. Upon arrival in Muscat, the aircraft will receive a grand water cannon salute, followed by warm welcome by Muscat International Airport and Oman Aviation Services authorities.

Subsequently, on 1st March 2019 GoAir flight from Kannur to Abu Dhabi will take off from Kannur International Airport (KIA). GoAir will welcome passengers aboard its G8 053 flight that will depart at 22:10 hours and it will reach Abu Dhabi on 2nd March 2019 at 00:40 hours. Upon arrival in Abu Dhabi an elaborate welcome ceremony has been planned by none other than Abu Dhabi Airports Company which operates several airports in the UAE.

Commenting on GoAir’s entry into the Middle East, Mr. Jeh Wadia, Managing Director, Go Air said: “Close on the heels of successfully launching Male and Phuket sectors, I am happy to see GoAir touch the skies of Middle East and reach out to Muscat and Abu Dhabi. Both these markets are important milestone for us – they will act as a springboard for GoAir to launch newer sectors in the region. The overwhelming response has validated our strong belief that there is huge potential between Kannur – Muscat and, Kannur – Abu Dhabi. There is a pent-up demand and I am happy to see GoAir being able to provide smart solution. I congratulate the first set of passengers for choosing to Fly Smart. I take this opportunity to thank Kannur International Airport for their deep support.”

Three weekly flights between Kannur – Muscat during winter:

From To Flight No. Departure Arrival Days Effective
Kannur Muscat G8 055 21:45 00:05 Tu, Th, Sa 28 Feb '19
Muscat Kannur G8 056 01:05 06:00 W, F, Su 1 Mar '19

Three weekly flights between Kannur – Muscat during summer:

From To Flight No. Departure Arrival Days Effective
Kannur Muscat G8 055 21:45 00:05 Tu, Th, Sa 28 Feb '19
Muscat Kannur G8 056 01:05 06:00 W, F, Su 1 Mar '19

Four weekly flights between Kannur – Abu Dhabi during winter:

From To Flight No. Departure Arrival Days Effective
Kannur Abu Dhabi G8 053 22:10 00:40 M, W, F, Su 01 Mar '19
Abu Dhabi Kannur G8 054 01:40 07:10 M, Tu, Th, Sa 02 Mar ‘19

Four weekly flights between Kannur – Abu Dhabi during summer:

From To Flight No. Departure Arrival Days Effective
Kannur Abu Dhabi G8 053 18:45 21:15 M, W, F, Su 31 Mar '19
Abu Dhabi Kannur G8 054 22:15 03:45 M, W, F, Su 31 Mar ‘19

Speaking on the occasion, V.Thulasidas IAS (Retd), Managing Director, Kannur International Airport said, “Kannur International Airport is proud to partner with India’s fastest growing airline GoAir. It is our pleasure to see two international flights taking off in as many days – Muscat and Abu Dhabi. Kannur has been on the forefront of cultural and economic development since time immemorial. Kannur Airport was built with a vision to fortify our economic presence in Kerala and in the country. Our vision to make Kannur an aviation hub and a gateway to prosperity is being strengthened with today’s inaugural flights. We expect more flights to take off in the days to come. Stay tuned.”

Tickets for the new flights can be booked through GoAir website www.GoAir.in or online travel portals, GoAir Call Centre, airport ticketing offices, through travel agents and the GoAir mobile app that is available on both Apple iOS and Google Android.

About GoAir
GoAir, an aviation foray of the Wadia Group, operates as a low cost carrier model that demands cost leadership, operational efficiency and reliability. GoAir currently operates across 24 domestic and 04 international destinations, with a fleet comprising Airbus A320 and Airbus A320neo. GoAir is committed to providing travellers a value for money proposition through highest standards of customer service delivery and affordable air fares. The airline is committed to provide secure and efficient transportation at all times with attention to essential details whilst strengthening its position of ‘The Smart People’s Airline’.  With a wide array of services being made available to enhance the travel experience for economy and business travelers alike, GoAir ensures it lives up to its theme of ‘Fly Smart’. GoAir connects over 1600 weekly flights.

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