United Arab Emirates’ national carrier, Emirates Airline, is on an expansion spree. Starting new month, India’s economically-thriving southern region will be the destination point for eight new flights a week for the airline.
At present, Emirates serves south India with flights to Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi and Thiruvananthapuram. This 31 weekly flights offers over 8,000 passenger seats and 500 tons of cargo capacity.
Balgalore is home to more than 1,600 tech firms, including international companies such as Cisco, Sun Microsystems, IBM, Compaq, Intel, and Accenture. The city is considered the IT nerve-center of Asia. According to Software Technology Parks of India, Balgalore exported UDS$1.6 billion in five months this year, with exports to Europe and North America growing at a pace of 20 percent.
Emirates will operate the Airbus A330-200 and the Boeing 777-200 to Bangalore.