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Air India to introduce new flights in summer schedule

Air India will introduce new flights and increase frequencies in both domestic as well as international routes in its summer schedule starting from March 27.

PTI| Updated: Mar 15, 2016, 21:21 PM IST
Air India to introduce new flights in summer schedule

New Delhi: Air India will introduce new flights and increase frequencies in both domestic as well as international routes in its summer schedule starting from March 27.

On the international route, the airline would launch Delhi-Vienna flights thrice a week from April 6 apart from increasing the flight from Delhi to Milan to four per week.

The summer schedule would have "increased frequencies and new routes," Air India said in a release today.

Announcing its summer schedule starting from March 27, the national carrier said it would add a daily return flight on the Mumbai-Bhopal sector.

Besides, the carrier would deploy A321 for a daily return flight from Bengaluru to Trivandrum.

"Frequency on the Delhi-Pune sector is being enhanced with number of flights added to and from Pune," it said.

There would be a fourth frequency with return flights on Delhi-Amritsar sector.

The airline would offer new routes to Vijaywada from Bengaluru with five return flights a week on ATR 42. Kolkata would be connected to Agartala by an ATR 42 with five return flights per week.

"Tourists to Himachal have a daily frequency from Delhi to Kullu in lieu of the existing six days a week. The Delhi-Kullu vv (vice versa) route will be operated by ATR 72 aircraft," the release said.

According to Air India, the existing thrice a week flight from Delhi to Milan has been increased to four flights per week. Also, there would be a third frequency on the Delhi-Moscow vv sector.

B787 aircraft would be used on the Mumbai-Delhi-Hong Kong-Seoul/ Osaka route and back. The same plane would operate on the Mumbai-Delhi and Delhi-Mumbai leg of AI 310/ 314 and AI 315/317.