Wednesday, February 28, 2007

Air Sahara set for domestic, international expansion

New Delhi: India's private airline Air Sahara is set to expand by adding a destination and increasing flights on the domestic sector and launching a new flight on the international sector.
Kuala Lumpur will be added to the airline's network March 19, making it the fifth international destination after Sri Lanka, Nepal, Singapore and the Maldives.
Air Sahara is offering the Delhi-Kuala Lumpur-Delhi flight for Rs.13,000 -, which includes a two-night-three-day stay, an airline statement said Tuesday.
In addition, the airline will begin a direct flight from Thiruvananthapuram to the Maldives from March 10. It will also offer a connection from Delhi and Cochin to Male on this flight.
To strengthen its presence in southern India, Coimbatore will be added to the route network from March 10 with two daily direct return flights to Delhi and Bangalore.Coimbatore will become Air Sahara's 27th domestic destination. Also from March 10, the airline will add two new flights between Cochin and Delhi to add to the one that currently operates.
27/02/07 IANS/RxPG NEWS, US