Chennai: Air India has said it has increased the frequency of its Belagavi-Bengaluru flight from three days to a daily flight. AI has said it has taken the measure to further strengthen its air connectivity.
Alliance Air, the wholly owned subsidiary of Air India, operates on this sector on Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays with an ATR 72 aircraft. Air India is all set to operate an Airbus-319 aircraft on the remaining four days Mondays, Thursdays, Fridays and Sundays from 10 August to meet the heavy demand on this sector, a release said.
The flight from Bengaluru to Belagavi and return will operate with economy and business class configuration on the Airbus-319 aircraft. Flight AI 585 will leave Bengaluru at 0725 hours to reach Belagavi at 0830 hrs and the return flight will leave Belagavi at 0930 hrs to arrive in Bengaluru at 1030 hrs. This additional connection by Air India will lend a further boost to the national carrier ‘Connect India’ mission, the carrier said.