Air India launches flights on Amritsar-Stansted route

Chandigarh, Oct 10 (IANS) National carrier Air India will launch flights on the Mumbai-Amritsar-Stansted route thrice a week from October 31 to mark the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, an official said on Thursday.

The 256-seater Boeing 787 dreamliner aircraft will connect Amritsar to Stansted in London to facilitate Sikh pilgrims visiting Punjab on the occasion of the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Air India General Manager Ramn Babu told the media here.

It would operate on Monday, Thursday and Saturday.

The carrier will also start a direct flight between Amritsar and Patna from October 27, he said. For this a 162-seater aircraft will operate on the route.

–IANS

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