Indian budget airline SpiceJet Airlines started operating flights from Chattogram to Kolkata, capital of Indian state of West Bengal.
According to the airline sources, the first flight left Chattogram’s Shah Amanat International Airport on October with 46 passengers and 20 passengers were scheduled to fly from Kolkata.
SpiceJet has joined the route as part of the Air Bubble Agreement between Bangladesh and India. This is their 11th international destination.
The non-stop flights will be operated on Chittagong-Kolkata route four times a week on Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Thursday.
The flight will leave Kolkata at 10.05am and reach Chittagong at 12.15pm. It will leave Chattogram at 12.30pm and arrive at 1.10pm.
SpiceJet has set the airfare at 4255 Indian rupees on Kolkata-Chittagong route, 4939 rupees on Chittagong-Kolkata, 4638 rupees on Kolkata-Dhaka.