Kannur-Jeddah: Hop On the Only Direct Flight in the Sector

Cheer up! Because you can now fly effortlessly between Kannur and Jeddah as Air India Express has introduced direct flights between this famous coastal city of Malabar and the grand commercial hub of Saudi Arabia.

The inaugural flight departed Kannur on 6th November 2022 with 172 guests, the majority of them being Umrah pilgrims. This is the only direct flight on the Kannur – Jeddah route. The flight will operate every Sunday.

Enjoy travel on board our newest service! Book your tickets now on airindiaexpress.in.

Kannur often called the ‘Crown of Kerala’ is a city located alongside the Northern coast of Kerala, with the Western Ghats on its east and the Arabian sea on its West. Named the “great emporium of spice trade” by famous explorer Marco Polo, Kannur is known for its serene beaches, ancient forts, temples, and museums. Kannur is also known as the City of Looms and Lores in honour of its traditional handloom industry and folk art called Theyyam. The popular tourist attractions include Thottada Beach, Payyambalam Beach, St Angelo Fort, Kannur Lighthouse, Madayipara, Arakkal Museum, Muzhappilangad Drive-in Beach, and Aralam Wildlife Sanctuary.

Located on the coast in the western region, Jeddah is the second-largest city in Saudi Arabia after the capital city Riyadh and the commercial centre of the Kingdom. The port city is often referred to as ‘The Bride of the Red Sea, denoting its location on the Red Sea coast.  One of the oldest cities of the Kingdom and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Jeddah is also known as the Gateway to the Holy City of Mecca. The exciting blend of old and new is what makes Jeddah one of the most magical places to explore in the Kingdom.

What more can we say? Let’s celebrate this new connection in our network as Air India Express spreads its wings to embrace newer skies.

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