Here's our weekly roundup of new air routes and other aviation news.
IndiGo inaugurates flights between India and Myanmar
Indian air carrier IndiGo has inaugurated flights from Kolkata to Yangon International Airport, marking the first scheduled daily flight from an Indian city to the gateway to Myanmar.
Using Airbus A320, the service takes off from Kolkata at 11.30 with landing scheduled in Yangon at 14.30. On the return, the outbound flight from Yangon departs at 15.30 to land in Kolkata at 16.30.
LOT Polish Airlines launches Budapest-Seoul route
LOT Polish Airlines has commenced thrice-weekly flights from Budapest to Seoul on Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft, marking the first longhaul service launched by the carrier from the Hungarian capital city to Asia.
The outbound flight from Budapest takes off at 12.25 and arrives in Seoul at 6.05 on Tuesdays, Fridays and Sundays, while the return flight will depart Seoul at 07.30 and arrives in Budapest at 13.15 on Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays.
AirAsia becomes first international airline to fly to Vietnam’s Dalat
AirAsia will launch a new route to Dalat from Kuala Lumpur, further expanding its footprint in Vietnam. The four-times-weekly service to Dalat, capital of Lam Dong province in the Central Highlands, will commence on December 20, 2019.
Jetstar ups flight frequency from Singapore to Danang
Jetstar will increase its services between Singapore and Danang to five-times-weekly, up from thrice-weekly, from October 29, 2019, to meet the strong demand for this route.
The new service will depart Singapore at 07.00 and arrive into Danang at 08.40 while the returning service will depart at 09.20 and arrive into Singapore at 13.05.