Aviation: Air India to start services on three routes
Air India will begin services on Mumbai-Patna-Amritsar and Mumbai-Nairobi routes from September 27, Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Monday.
The minister also said that the national carrier will launch its operation on Delhi-Chennai-Bali route from October 27.
“I am delighted to announce that on the occasion of World Tourism Day on 27th Sept 2019, Air India will begin a direct Mumbai-Nairobi flight (4 days a week) to improve air connectivity between India & Kenya,” he said in a tweet.
Last Friday, Puri had said that the national carrier will start Amritsar-Delhi-Toronto flight from September 27.
“To honour another long pending demand of devotees to provide air connectivity between Guru Nagri & Sri Patna Sahib, I am delighted to announce the commencement of a daily Air India flight between Mumbai-Patna-Amritsar from 27th Sept 2019,” he had tweeted.
Later in the day, the minister also tweeted, “Delighted to announce the commencement of a four days a week @airindiain flight to connect Delhi-Chennai-Bali from 27th October 2019. This flight will enhance connectivity & push the flow of tourists & travellers between India & Bali.”