Bahrain Air launches flights to Trivandrum
Manama, March 21, 2012
Bahrain Air, the second national carrier of Bahrain, has announced four flights a week to the South Indian city of Trivandrum, with plans to increase to seven flights a week by the summer.
With the milestone of seven flights a week to Trivandrum, the Indian state of Kerala will constitute 80 per cent of Bahrain Air India's capacity, with 17 flights a week across Cochin, Calicut & Trivandrum.
Flights will depart from Bahrain at 9.25pm and arrive early morning in Trivandrum International airport at 4.15am. The return flight will depart Trivandrum at 5.00am and arrive at Bahrain International Airport at 7.30am.
Flights have been scheduled for onward connection to other Gulf and Levant destinations.
"The Indian Sub Continent remains a key focus area for Bahrain Air and Kerala continues to be a focal destination for us. Currently there are about 350,000 Keralites in Bahrain and another 400,000 in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia,” said Captain Ibrahim Abdulla Al Hamer, managing director of Bahrain Air.
“This new route to Trivandrum, once again reiterates our commitment to improve our services and meet the needs of our customers within the region. We are positive for the future and traffic rights permitting we will continue to increase flights to India as we take more aircraft in the future,” he added. – TradeArabia News Service