The budget airline service GoAir to start a new service from Kannur International airport to Muscat from February 28.Thus,Muscat will become the third international destination of GoAir from Kannur.
Bookings for the flight are open with immediate effect with a “one-way fare (all inclusive) starting Rs 4,999,” the airline said in a statement.
The new Kannur International Airport, inaugurated on December 9, is the fourth international airport in Kerala, which spreads over 2300 acres of land. The 95,000 sq m terminal building is the eight largest in the country, and the runway is designed to suit Code E aircraft, like the Boeing B-777 and Airbus A-330. With a solar power system, the airport has received a LEED gold rating for energy and environment conservation. Built at a cost of Rs 2292 crore, the airport is expected to serve more than 1 million passengers a year. This number is expected to increase five-fold by the year 2025.
Domestic destinations connected by this airport include Delhi, Chennai, Goa, Bengaluru, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram and Ghaziabad.