In a bid to increase international connectivity between India and the Middle East, Indian low-cost carrier, Go First, formerly known as GoAir has started daily direct flights from Kochi to Kuwait and Kochi to Muscat beginning June 1st, 2022.
The inaugural flight took off from Cochin International Airport at 20:15 (local time) and arrived at Kuwait International Airport at 23:05 (local time).
GO FIRST now introduces direct flights between #Kuwait & #Kochi !— GO FIRST (@GoFirstairways) June 6, 2022
Here are glimpses of the inaugural ceremony held at Kuwait International Airport in the esteemed presence of Mr.Abdul Rahman Al Kandari-Manager,GHA-Passenger Handling, Mr.Saleem Murad, Sponsor of GO FIRST in Kuwait pic.twitter.com/ViPWb5Hpbi
According to the airline, the new flights from Kochi to Kuwait and Muscat will provide connectivity and easy travel alternatives for employees and migrant working class travelling overseas for jobs.
Daily flight schedule from Kochi effective 1st June
Commenting on the developments, GO First CEO Kaushik Khona said:
“As we eventually come out of the pandemic, we are pleased to strengthen our international presence and commence operations between Kochi to Kuwait and Kochi to Muscat. We believe that the situation is improving, and we are hopeful that this will further ease travel between India and the Middle East.”
Go First said the airline is endeavoured to provide a seamless flying and airport experience to its passengers, under its “You come first” philosophy.