Surat-Kolkata flight receives overwhelming response
SURAT: The newly launched Surat-Kolkata flight has received an overwhelming response by the residents in the diamond city, especially the Bengali residents.
Around 400 passengers travelled on the Surat-Mumbai-Bangalore and Surat-Kolkata-Delhi sectors respectively on Sunday.
Sources said that the Surat-Kolkata flight service via Delhi has started by Spice Jet from Sunday to cater to the business and the individual travelers having links with Kolkata.
Surat’s textile industry is closely connected with Kolkata and that around Rs 20 crore worth of textile goods are supplied on daily basis including finished fabrics.
In the return journey, the passengers travelling in Spice Jet are taken to Mumbai in the morning flight and that the same flight returns to Surat at about 12:30pm.
Sources said that Spice Jet has connected Surat with various destinations via Mumbai and Delhi, which includes Chennai, Hyderabad, Goa, Chandigarh, Mangalore, Bengalore etc.