Thursday, June 27, 2013

Air India flies out over 400 pilgrims, tourists from Uttarakhand

New Delhi:  Air India has flown out over 400 pilgrims and tourists from various places in flood-ravaged Uttarakhand.
The national carrier has facilitated seats to more than 350 passengers for Chennai and 75 for Odisha, who were stranded at different locations in Uttarakhand, a statement from the Civil Aviation Ministry said.
AI was providing a 50 per cent discount on the basic fare to the passengers on the flights operating out of Dehradun and its officials were in contact with resident commissioners of Maharashtra, Odisha, West Bengal, Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Bihar, Gujarat, Rajasthan and Uttar Pradesh providing details of availability of seats.
26/06/13 PTI/Economic Times