GoAir to begin Colombo from Delhi and Bangalore
GoAir has announced service between to Colombo, Sri Lanka, from both Bangalore and Delhi, with the first flights to both taking off on 20 March, not long away. In 2019, Colombo – Delhi – Colombo had 227,200 passengers (average fare USD113 one-way excluding taxes, ancillaries and fuel surcharges), while Bangalore saw 147,600 ($53). “When we started our international operations, Sri Lanka was very much a part of our growth plan,” said GoAir Vice President Sales Ruchika Singh.
|To Colombo from…||Start date||Weekly frequency||Competition (weekly frequency)|
|Bangalore||20 March||5||IndiGo (7), SriLankan (14)|
|Delhi||20 March||5||Air India (14), SriLankan (21)|
|Source: GoAirâ€™s website and OAG Schedules Analyser.|
On a capacity basis, India – Sri Lanka had 3.2 million seats in 2019. SriLankan was by far the largest operator with a 68% share of seats.