Kempegowda International Airport, Bengaluru (also BLR Airport) commenced its international operations at Terminal 2 (T2) today, September 12, 2023, at 10:15 AM, with the arrival of Saudi Airlines’ flight SV866 from Jeddah. IndiGo was the first Indian carrier to start international operations from T2 with its flight 6E1167 to Colombo.
From September 12, 2023, 10:45 AM onwards – Terminal 1 will serve as the operational hub for domestic flights of Indigo, Akasa Air, Alliance Air, and SpiceJet. Terminal 2 will be dedicated exclusively to all international flights along with domestic flights of AirAsia, Air India, Star Air and Vistara.
Hari Marar, MD & CEO of Bangalore International Airport Ltd (BIAL) said – “We are thrilled to commence international operations at T2. With its modern infrastructure, efficient processes and diverse retail and dining options, T2 aims to redefine the passenger journey. We look forward to strengthening Bengaluru’s global connectivity while upholding the highest safety standards and ensuring a seamless transition for all international passengers“.