Dubai: Air India will introduce daily flight services from Dubai to Kochi from January 11, adhering the long-pending demand of Indians living here, the company has announced.
"Air India will be operating Dubai-Kochi-Dubai sector with brand new A320 aircraft with cap of 180 seats," said Melwin D'Silva, Regional Manager Gulf, Middle East and Africa of Air India.
With this, the flight operating from Sharjah-Kochi- Sharjah would stand withdrawn effective January 11, he said.
Air India operates 74 flights per week in and out of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah international airports.
Flight AI-934 on Dubai-Kochi sector will depart from Dubai at 1330 hours and arrive in Kochi at 1910 hours local time, he said.
"On the return leg, AI-933 will depart from Kochi to Dubai at 0935 hours and arrive in Dubai at 1235 hours local time," he said.
Air India and Air India Express operates more than 300 flights per week between India and Gulf countries.
Air India is also offering an introductory promotional fare of AED 330 one way and AED 785 return with 30 kg free baggage allowance.