Port Blair is connected to mainland India through flight and ship. Daily flights operate from Chennai, Kolkata & Bhubaneswar to Port Blair's Veer Savarkar Airport. Charter flights operate from Bangalore about once a week during tourist seasons (based on demand). There is also a regular Jetlite flight from New Delhi via Kolkata during tourist seasons. Further, Jet Airways operate to Hyderabad via Chennai. Shipping services are available from the Indian cities of Chennai, Kolkata or Vishakapatnam to Port Blair. There is a sailing generally twice or thrice a month from Chennai/Kolkata/Vizag to Port Blair.