In a remarkable development for regional travel, Star Air, a prominent Indian airline, has launched non-stop flights connecting Shivamogga to Goa (Mopa), Hyderabad, and Tirupati on the selected days of the week. Bookings for these flights have officially begun, with travel slated to commence on November 17, 2023. This strategic initiative is set to transform travel options for passengers and open doors to economic growth and tourism in the Malnad region.
Background: Shivamogga Airport’s Commercial Flight Operations
The Shivamogga Airport got its first commercial Flight operations on August 31 connecting Bengaluru and Shivamogga. This development marked the beginning of an exciting journey for the region, offering enhanced accessibility for travelers.
Shivamogga Flights Schedule:
Here are the details of the new flight routes:
- Shivamogga to Goa (Mopa): A direct flight taking just 50 minutes. The flight details are as follows:
- Departure from Shivamogga: 13:55 hrs
- Arrival at Mopa (Goa): 14:45 hrs
- Shivamogga to Hyderabad: A direct flight with a flight time of 1 hour and 5 minutes. The flight details are as follows:
- Departure from Shivamogga: 16:30 hrs
- Arrival at Hyderabad: 17:35 hrs
- Shivamogga to Tirupati: Another direct flight with a flight time of 1 hour. The flight details are as follows:
- Departure from Shivamogga: 11:00 hrs
- Arrival at Tirupati: 12:00 hrs
These routes offer enhanced connectivity for both business and leisure travelers, bringing these significant destinations closer to Shivamogga. These flights will be operated on the seleted days of a week .
Company Overview: Star Air
Star Air, the aviation arm of the Sanjay Ghodawat Group, is a regional airline based in Bengaluru, India. The airline’s operations began in January 2019, with a focus on providing affordable and convenient travel options to passengers. The fleet comprises five Embraer E145 and three E175 aircraft, serving 18 destinations across India.
The introduction of these new flight routes is a milestone for Shivamogga, connecting the region directly to popular tourist, pilgrimage, and business centers. This enhanced air connectivity is expected to boost tourism and economic growth, making Shivamogga an even more accessible and attractive destination for travelers. To check the aircraft type on specific routes, passengers can visit Star Air’s Fleet Page.