AI Express launches new Abu Dhabi-Tiruchirapalli-Chennai service

Abu Dhabi: Air India Express announced Monday the addition of a new service between Abu Dhabi International Airport and Chennai that will also connect Tiruchirapalli in between. The new service will start 27th of October.

Air India Express will operate an additional flight every Monday originating from Chennai via Tiruchirapalli to Abu Dhabi thereby bring the total flights on this route to three per week.

For the upcoming winter schedule, Air India Express will operate 32 weekly services from Abu Dhabi International Airport linking seven destinations in India.

Air India Express is constantly adding to its flight frequencies and expanding services from Abu Dhabi international Airport because of increased demand for flights to and from the Indian subcontinent.

Earlier this year Air India Express increased flight frequencies on two of its routes from Abu Dhabi to Mangalore and Amritsar in meet high demand.

In a statement Ahmed Al Haddabi, chief operating officer, Abu Dhabi Airports Company (ADAC) said, ''We are glad to see that our airline partners are keen to develop their services from the capital's airport as it will offer more choices to our passengers and ultimately supporting ADAC's strategy to become one of the leading airports in the world. Air India Express is one of our closest partners and we will continue to support their initiatives to provide our customers with world class services within a state of the art facility.''

Harjeet Sawhney, manager of Air India Express in Abu Dhabi & Al Ain commented: ''Air India Express is pleased to announce this increase in frequency on the Chennai – Abu Dhabi route, which reflects our commitment to provide convenient services to our passengers. The level of services offered to us by ADAC helps us to continuously enhance our portfolio of services in the increasingly rising demand in the Abu Dhabi market.''