Here's some good news for casual travellers to the UAE as well as for people travelling there for work. IndiGo Airlines (goindigo.com) has announced that from March 20 this year, the airlines will be operating direct, daily flights from Kerala to Sharjah. There will be two flights to Sharjah everyday, one from Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala's capital city, and the other one from Kozhikode. The Kozhikode-Sharjah flight will depart at 6:05am and reach Sharjah at 8:20pm. The return flight will be a hopping flight which will leave Sharjah at 9:20am and reach Kozhikode at 2:30pm.
The Thiruvananthapuram-Sharjah flight will depart at 10:20pm and reach Sharjah at 1:00am. The return flight will be a hopping flight which will leave Sharjah at 2:00am and reach Thiruvananthapuram at 7:35am. If you want to book right now, then introductory tickets are going for â‚¹4,499 (Kozhikode-Sharjah); â‚¹4,532 (Sharjah-Kozhikode); â‚¹5,528 (Thiruvananthapuram-Sharjah) and â‚¹5,532 (Sharjah-Thiruvananthapuram). Go to IndiGo's website for more details.