BHOPAL : Air India will operate an additional flight on the Delhi-Indore-Delhi sector from April 22.
This additional capacity will be able to cater to the demand of the tourists, pilgrims and visitors who plan to participate in “Simhastha” starting from April 22 to May 21. Similarly, a new flight to Washington DC will be launched in August 2016.
The flight will be daily. AI-1635 will depart from Delhi at 11.55 am and it will arrive at Indore at 1:30 pm. The fare will be Rs 3,736 for economy class and Rs 10,637 for executive class. Similarly, AI-1636 will depart from Indore at 2.00 pm and it will arrive Delhi at 3:25 pm. And its fare will be Rs 3623 for economy class and Rs 10,524 for the executive class.
As per Area Manager (MP&CG) Vishrut Acharya, the additional flight will not benefit the domestic but also international tourists and will also provide convenient connections for domestic and International sectors from Delhi.
Air India is in expansion mode so the management will be inducting more aircrafts in its fleet to meet the its growth plan.
Railway to run 66 more trains for Simhastha devotees
The rail administration has decided to run 66 additional trains from April 20 to April 30 between Guna and Ujjain on the occasion of Simhastha. The trains running from Ujjain to Guna include train number 00301, 00303 and 00305. The trains running from Guna to Ujjain include train number 00302, train number 00304 and train number 00306. It has also been decided to extend the running of some trains considering the convenience of travellers on the occasion of first ‘Shahi Snana’ in Simhastha. Train number 11271/11272 Bhopal-Itarsi Vindhyachal Express (via Katni, Bina) has been extended up to Itarsi on April 23.
Train number 16235/18236 Bhopal-Bilaspur Express has been extended up to Itarsi on April 22 and 23. Similarly, train number 61631/61632 Bhopal-Bina Memu train will make one additional trip between Bhopal and Bina on April 22 and 23. The rail administration, considering heavy inflow of passengers following the summer season, has decided to continue the running of train number 02185 Habibganj-Rewa Special train by April 28. Similarly, train number 02186 Rewa-Habibganj Special train will run till April 29.