Wednesday, March 08, 2017

Mumbai-Amritsar-Mumbai route has new flight

Amritsar: The Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport in the holy city got its second air connectivity to the tinsel town as Vistara Airlines launched its Mumbai-Amritsar-Mumbai flight today.
As many as 158 passengers were on board the Mumbai-Amritsar maiden flight, which arrived today. While another 157 passengers availed the service of the return flight.
Similarly, Vistara’s Delhi-Amritsar-Delhi flight, which was launched on March 1, became regular from today. This is the ninth daily flight between the holy city and the National Capital.
Besides, IndiGo will operate a daily non-stop flight between Amritsar-Delhi-Amritsar and Amritsar-Mumbai-Amritsar from March 16 onwards. It will launch its another Amritsar-Delhi-Amritsar flight from May 1, which will take the total number of flights on the circuit to 11. IndiGo also announced to start Amritsar-Jammu-Amritsar flight from May 1.
A tourism expert Gunbir Singh said, the popularity of Amritsar-Delhi route could be gauged from the fact that already three airlines collectively operate eight flights on the route daily.
The national carrier, Air India and Jet Airways operate three flights each daily, besides SpiceJet is flying two flights daily on the route.
08/03/17 Tribune