Air India to start flight to Pantnagar
New Delhi, October 8, 2014 (STAT):-In its latest initiative to expand air connectivity to smaller cities and towns, Air India will start a direct flight from national capital Delhi to Pantnagar in Uttarakhand from October 14, 2014. In the recent past, Air India has launched flights to six regional stations viz to Bhuj from Mumbai, to Lilabari, Tezpur, Silchar, Guwahati and Shillong from Kolkata. The airline also operates flights from Port Blair to Car Nicobar under charter agreement with the Andaman Nicobar Island Administration. Air India’s regional fleet of 8 ATR and CRJ aircraft covers 28 stations in India.
The four times a week flight will operate on Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Sunday, with an ATR aircraft. Flight 9I 815 from Delhi (DEL) will depart at 1430 hrs and reach Pantnagar (PGH) at 1530 hrs. The return flight 9I 816 will leave Pantnagar at 1550 hrs, to arrive in Delhi at 1650 hrs. The flight will provide quick and convenient connection to government officials, business travellers, students and tourists, among others.