Tokyo-Bengaluru flight will be a reality. There will be a non-stop daily service between Tokyo (Narita) and Bengaluru from March 2020. There are no direct flights to Tokyo from any south Indian city.
Japan Airlines Ltd. – Tokyo-Bengaluru flight :
JAL (Japan Airlines Ltd) at present has direct flights to Tokyo from New Delhi. It is planning to operate flights on Tokyo-Bengaluru route daily.
The Tokyo Bengaluru flight will be leaving Tokyo city at 6.25 AM and reach Bengaluru City at 12.05 AM on the next day. In return it will leave Bengaluru city at 2.45AM and reach Tokyo city at 2.55 PM.
Reasons :– Tokyo – Bengaluru flight:
The IT industry is thriving in Bengaluru. The city is called as the silicon valley of India. All global corporations which are focusing in Telecommunications, biotechnology, Information technology and automobiles are based in Namma Bengaluru.
The launch of direct Tokyo-Bengaluru flight provide a direct route to customers from North America an option to travel to the city.
Reaction – Tokyo-Benglauru flight – Consul general:
The consul general of Japan in Bengaluru city Takayaki Kitagawa informed the Chief Minister of Karnataka about the operations.
According to Mr.Kitagawa, “launch of non-stop Tokyo-Bengaluru flights will herald a new era of more strengthened economic relation between Karnataka and Japan. With this development not only will tourism flourish in Karnataka and Japan but also many new ventures will be established, thereby creating lots of new opportunities”.
Government of Karnataka :
The Chief Minister of Karnataka Kumaraswamy said a land of 519.55 acres has been earmarked for Japanese industries in the Vasanthanarasapura Industrial area at Tumakuru.
This Chennai-Bengaluru industrial corridor will be a prominent industrial township.
Conclusion – Tokyo-Bengaluru flight :
With recent visa relaxation, the new Tokyo-Bengaluru flight service will see a huge increase in Indian visitors from Bengaluru to Japan.
The airline envisions to attract many United States of America Citizens and boost its ties with the Western world through this route.
It hopes to make Japan the “third silicon valley” by connection United States of America and India the 2 silicon valley of the world.
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