Sunday, April 02, 2006

More flights to India from Birmingham

Birmingham: Air India doubles frequencies on six weekly flights in each direction. After a year of operating flights from Birmingham, Air India has announced that it will be doubling its Birmingham to Amritsar & Delhi and Birmingham to Toronto services from 1st May 2006.
The Indian carrier will double its frequencies, offering six weekly flights to Amritsar & Delhi and six per week to Toronto.
Birmingham is the airline's only UK operation outside London. Leader of Birmingham City Council, Councillor Mike Whitby, campaigned to increase these services from the outset, and recently wrote a letter to the Indian Aviation Minister on behalf of the Midlands' Asian community to encourage more traffic between Birmingham and India. Mr Whitby said:Air India will continue to operate Boeing 777-200 aircraft on the route, which hold 292 passengers in a mixed configuration.
01/04/06 Flightmapping , UK