To bolster regional connectivity as a part of its ‘Connect India’ program, Air India will operate its first ever flight on Mumbai-Bhavnagar sector from April 21, by its wholly owned subsidiary Alliance Air. The flight will be a huge relief to frequent flyers between Bhavnagar and Mumbai and operate four days a week on Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday.
AI flight AI-9651, a 70 seater ATR 72-600 aircraft will take-off from Mumbai at 1715 hrs and land at Bhavnagar at 1830 hours. The return flight AI-9652 will depart from Bhavnagar at 1915 hours and arrive at Mumbai at 2030 hours. The return flight on Saturday from Bhavnagar will depart at 1945 hours and will land in Mumbai at 2100 hours.
Recently, Air India commenced services to Bangalore-Vijyavada, Kolkata-Agartala recently as a part of the ‘Connect India’ scheme.