Saturday, May 2, 2009

Cheap Chennai - AbuDhabi flights

The low-cost airline of the Indian national carrier Air India, has launched flights on two routes from Abu Dhabi to Chennai and Tiruchirapally and has also increased the no. of fights to Kochi to six per week from five per week.

Beginning April 30, Air India Express has been flights to Chennai and Tiruchirapally every Thursday and Saturday. The new routes will be serviced by a Boeing 737-800 in an Economy Class configuration.

Reiterating the airline's commitment to Abu Dhabi flights, Air India & Air India Express Executive Director (Middle East & Africa) Fali D Warden said: "With the introduction of direct air links from Abu Dhabi International Airport to Tiruchirapally in Tamil Nadu, we are confident that the new flights will be successful in attracting passengers not only from the immediate vicinity but from the nearby districts...

"The sustained introduction of Air India Express flights from Abu Dhabi reflects the growing importance which Air India attaches to this region".

The new destinations and the increased frequency to is expected to serve the large and growing Indian community based both within Abu Dhabi and the other Emirates.