Air India will be introducing non-stop flights everyday from Dubai to Kochi and from Kochi to Dubai, effective from tomorrow 11th January, 2016.
The announcement fulfils a long-standing demand of UAE passengers, said Melwin D’Silva, regional manager – Gulf, Middle East and Africas.
Flight AI934 on the Dubai-Kochi sector will depart from Dubai at 13:30hrs and arrive in Kochi at 19:10hrs local time. On the return leg, AI933 will depart from Kochi to Dubai at 09:35hrs and arrive in Dubai at 12:35hrs local time.
Air India will be operating the Dubai-Kochi sector with a brand new A320 aircraft, with a cap of 180 seats and is offering an introductory promotional fare of Dh330 one way and Dh785 return with 30kg free baggage allowance.
Further, passengers can now check-in directly for Air India flights and book a seat of their choice from the comfort of their homes/offices prior to 24hours of departure of flight by visiting the Air India website.
No more flights from Sharjah to Kochi
With this, the flight operating the Sharjah-Kochi-Sharjah sector would stand withdrawn, effective January 11, 2016. All passengers booked on this sector are requested to contact their travel agency or Air India offices for a free of cost change in bookings.
Air India operates 74 flights per week in and out of Abu Dhabi, Dubai and Sharjah international airports.
Air India and Air India Express operates more than 300 flights per week between India and Gulf countries.