Tuesday, December 25, 2018

Air India plans to start Lucknow-Najaf flights from January second week

New Delhi: National carrier Air India plans to start twice a week service to Najaf in Iraq from the second week of January, according to a document. The flight would be from Lucknow with a stopover in Delhi.
Najaf is considered sacred by Shia Muslims and Lucknow has a sizeable Shia population.
Air India plans to operate A320 neo aircraft for the services.
The details have been mentioned in the tender document seeking bids for appointment of General Sales Agent (GSA) in Iraq.
The frequency of the service would be twice a week and the plane would have 162 seats, with 12 in business class and the rest in the economy class, according to the document.
The flights are expected to commence from the second week of January, it added.
24/12/18 PTI/Economic Times
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