Buoyed by the growing popularity of its luxury ‘Flybus’ operations that directly connect the Kempe Gowda International Airport (KIAL) with a few cities in South India, the Karnataka State Road Transport Corporation (KSRTC) has announced to start services from Anantapur.
The services will start from March 13. According to the reports, the number of passengers has been increased in recent days, from 23, 424 in 2014-15 to 1.85 lakh rupees in 2019. The profit has been gone up from 27.88 lakh rupees in 2014-15 to 4 crores rupees in 2018-19. Over 2 lakh passengers availed the services during the financial year 2017-2018.
The multi-axle 46-seater Fly Bus service was launched in 2013 with the first bus running between KIA and Mysuru. Over the last few years, Madikeri, Kundapur, Coimbatore via Salem and Tirupati have been added. Eight high-end buses run 16 round trips between KIA and Mysuru every day.