Bahrain Air announces Kochi-Jeddah flights

July 19th, 2008 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS  

Kochi, July 19 (IANS) Low-cost carrier Bahrain Air Saturday announced the launch of a new flight between Kochi and Jeddah from Wednesday. Kochi would be the the carrier’s first destination in the Indian sub-continent and the service will operate bi-weekly on Mondays and Wednesdays with an Airbus A-320 aircraft, an airline statement said.

Bahrain Air will offer attractive fares and a one-way ticket, inclusive of taxes, will cost Rs.11,800, at least 40 percent lower than what other airlines offer, the statement said.

The new service is expected to come as a boon to thousands of Kerala residents working in Bahrain and Jeddah.

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