Jet Airways is set to introduce an additional Boeing 737 flight between Kolkata and Bangkok from May 10, 2012. This is the second daily frequency to be introduced on this route to cater to the enhanced demand with the oncoming holiday season. The new daytime service, will compliment the earlier late night flight already operational from Kolkata to Bangkok.
As per a release, flight 9W 72 will leave Kolkata at 1100 hrs and arrive Bangkok at 1510 hrs. On the return leg, 9W 71 will depart Bangkok at 1600 hrs and arrive Kolkata at 1705 hrs, providing onward connections to other destinations on the airline’s network.
Sudheer Raghavan, Chief Commercial Officer, Jet Airways, said, "Jet Airways is happy to introduce a second frequency on the Kolkata-Bangkok route and we are confident that this additional service will prove popular with our guests. With the increased flow of tourist and business traffic to and from Bangkok along with the growing seasonal demand this summer, we are pleased to provide this additional flight to meet the requirement of our guests. We are confident that this would meet the needs of the corporate, MICE and leisure travellers." Currently, Jet Airways flies thrice daily to Bangkok from Mumbai and daily from Delhi.