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Air India announces flights between Mumbai and Pune thrice a week

With a view to save Mumbai-Pune travellers from the traffic snarls due to rains,the Air India Express of the National Aviation Company of India Ltd has announced flights thrice a week between these two cities at Rs 999. These flights will operate between Mumbai-Pune-Dubai route and vice versa. “Monsoon has set in and more and […]

Written by Express News Service | Pune |
July 22, 2009 4:48:35 am

With a view to save Mumbai-Pune travellers from the traffic snarls due to rains,the Air India Express of the National Aviation Company of India Ltd has announced flights thrice a week between these two cities at Rs 999. These flights will operate between Mumbai-Pune-Dubai route and vice versa.

“Monsoon has set in and more and more passengers prefer flying rather than traveling by road between Mumbai and Pune in order to avoid the monsoon traffic snarls. Therefore,Air India Express flights will provide services at Rs 999 for the ease of passengers,” said station manager of Air India Dhairyashil Vandekar.

Flight number IX 211 will take off from Mumbai at 2.30 pm,which will arrive Pune at 3 pm. It will operate on are Wednesday,Friday and Sunday. From Pune,it will leave for Dubai at 4.5 pm which will reach Dubai at 5.30 pm.

Another flight,IX 212,will depart from Dubai at 6.30 pm and arrive Pune at 11.40 pm.

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It will leave for Mumbai at 12.35 am and reach Mumbai at 1.05 am. This flight will operate on Thursday,Saturday and Monday.

Air India has also informed that the starting fare for its Pune-Dubai flight is Rs 3,999 exclusive of taxes.

Detailed information about this flight could be obtained from the Air India reservation office located at Hermes Kunj,Mangaldas Road (Phone 26128990/6990) or can log on to airindia.in.

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