Air India Express begins flight to Kuwait from Thiruvananthapuram

January 24th, 2009 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS  

Thiruvananthapuram, Jan 24 (IANS) The first Air India Express flight from Thiruvanathapuram to Kuwait took off from the airport here Saturday evening. The Air India Express carrying 132 passengers including 62 from here took off from Thiruvanathapuram International Airport at 8.15. p.m. Saturday.

“Right now we are starting with one flight every week to Kuwait and depending on the load factor the frequency would be increased,” said chief of Air India operations here H.A. Munaf.

State Law Minister M. Vijayakumar was the chief guest for the inaugural function held here at the airport.

With this Air India Express flies to nine destinations in the Middle East which are Dubai, Sharjah, Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Muscat, Salalah, Bahrain, Doha and now Kuwait.

Air India Express operates 88 flights every week from all the three international airports in the state to these destinations.

Air India Express operates from nine Indian cities to the Middle East, Singapore and Colombo.

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