Bangalore, May 2 UNI | 3 months ago

Air India will soon include Bhuj on the map of its domestic network.

The airline will link Kutch city and Mumbai with a direct flight from May 15 with a CRJ aircraft, according to a release here today.

The flight will be operated by Alliance Air, the wholly-owned subsidiary of Air India, five days a week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays.

Flight AI9625 will take off from Mumbai at 0605 hrs and arrive in Bhuj at 0715 hrs. The return flight will leave Bhuj at 0740 hrs and land in Mumbai at 0845 hrs.

The erstwhile Indian Airlines used to operate flights to Bhuj. The airlines played a stellar role in relief operations following the massive earthquake in Bhuj in 2001.

(Posted on 02-05-2014)