The new revival of Puducherry airport with its fresh out come the spice jet company announced its daily flight schedule from Puducherry to bangalore on daily schedule. The schedule of 50-minute-long travel is: Puducherry (Departure) -13.30 and Bangalore (arrival) - 14.20, Bangalore (Departure)- 12.20 and Puducherry (arrival)- 13.10. The tickets are priced for Puducherry to Bangalore at Rs 3193 and from Bangalore to Puducherry at Rs 3445. Round trip is priced at Rs.6638.
Advance booking for Puducherry to Bangalore would cost passengers around Rs 2668 (one or two months before journey) and around Rs 2920 for Bangalore to Puducherry. Passengers could also fly to Delhi, Kolkata, Mumbai and Hyderabad from Puducherry via Bangalore.
Since from 1989 Puducherry airport is in the transport progress some decade went underutilized for major part of its life, except during a brief period from mid 1989 to 1991 when Vayudoot operated scheduled flights on 14-seater aircraft. However, Vayudoot could not sustain operations on Chennai-Puducherry-Neyvelli and return, and later on Chennai-Puducherry-Bangalore-Hubli routes, and aborted its operations. Several other reason are mounting up on demand of mounting up of Puducherry airport.