In an effort to improve connectivity between major metro areas, Air India will start 24 more domestic flights from this Saturday. Most of these aircraft will operate on routes that pass through major cities like Mumbai, Delhi, Bengaluru and Chennai. Apart from adding two new frequencies on routes from Delhi to Mumbai, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad as well as from Mumbai to Chennai and Hyderabad, Air India will also add a new frequency on routes from Mumbai to Bengaluru and Ahmedabad to Pune.
“The additional 24 flights include Delhi to Mumbai, Bengaluru and Ahmedabad and Mumbai to Chennai and Hyderabad as well as a new frequency on the Mumbai-Bengaluru route and Ahmedabad-Pune route,” the airline said. a statement.
Commenting on the network expansion, Air India MD & CEO Campbell Wilson said: “This expansion strengthens connectivity between major metros and improves connectivity between Air India’s domestic and international networks. Over the past six months Air India is working closely with its partners to bring the aircraft back into service, and we are glad that this effort is now bearing fruit.”
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Air India’s narrowbody fleet currently stands at 70 aircraft, of which 54 are currently serviceable. The remaining 16 aircraft will progressively return to service in early 2023.
Meanwhile, Tata-owned Air India is trying to improve air connectivity between India and Canada by increasing the number of flights between Delhi and Vancouver. Instead of thrice a week, the airline announced that they would now offer daily flight services between the two cities.
Please tell that from August 31, new services will be available. The airline has taken this action to accommodate the increasing number of passengers between the above cities. The airline’s Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will accommodate more frequent flights. Additionally, rising demand can be interpreted as a sign that consumer demand is improving after the pandemic.
IANS. with inputs of