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Jet Airways to Launch Bangkok - Gaya - Varanasi Flights

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Indiaís Jet Airways is to connect the Thai capital of Bangkok with Gaya and Varanasi, two important Indian cities on the famed Buddhist circuit, with twice weekly flights, effective 6 October 2009.

The airline will operate with twice weekly services on the sector, on Tuesdays and Fridays respectively.

 These flights will allow people from the South Asian region to visit the famed Buddhist pilgrimage sights.

Effective 6 October 2009 to 24 October 2009, 9W 69 will depart Bangkok at 08:45, arriving in Gaya at 10:15. Flight 9W 69 will then depart Gaya at 11:45, arriving in Varanasi at 12:30.

Flight 9W 70 will then depart Varanasi at 14:00, returning to Bangkok at 18:45.

However, effective 25 October 2009 to 27 March 2010, 9W 69 will depart Bangkok at 08:30, arriving in Gaya at 10:15. Flight 9W 69 will then depart Gaya at 11:45, arriving in Varanasi at 12:30.

Flight 9W 70 will then depart Varanasi at 14:00, arriving in Bangkok at 18:35.

While Varanasi is one of the oldest cities in the world, Gaya is home to the famed Mahabodhi temple, a UNESCO heritage site, and the site where the Buddha attained enlightenment, according to Buddhist traditions.

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