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Air India Launches Direct Vijayawada-Mumbai Service

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Air India enhances network connectivity in Andhra Pradesh with a daily direct service between Vijayawada and Mumbai, offering convenient international and domestic connections.

Air India has launched a direct daily service between Vijayawada and Mumbai enhancing their network connectivity in Andhra Pradesh.

A special ceremony was hosted at the Vijayawada Airport, Domestic Terminal at Gannavaram to mark the occasion of the inaugural flight. Hon’ble Member of Parliament from Machilipatnam Shri. Vallabhaneni Balashowry and Hon’ble Member of Parliament from Vijayawada Shri. Kesineni Sivanath graced the occasion.

The inaugural flight to Mumbai took off after passengers were greeted and felicitated by Air India’s on-ground staff and airport authorities.

The direct service will enhance the connection between Vijayawada and Mumbai, meeting a long-standing need.

Operated by an A320 family of single-aisle aircraft, flight AI598 will take off from Mumbai at 1555 hrs to arrive in Vijayawada at 1745 hrs. The return flight AI599 will depart Vijayawada at 1910 hrs to land in Mumbai at 2100 hrs.

Passengers can avail of convenient international connections to destinations in the UK, the North Americas, Dubai, and Singapore as well as to over 45 domestic destinations.

Founded by the legendary JRD Tata, Air India pioneered India’s aviation sector. Since its first flight on October 15, 1932, Air India has built an extensive domestic network with non-stop flights to cities around the world, across the USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Far-East, South-East Asia, Australia, and the Gulf. After 69 years as a government-owned enterprise, Air India and Air India Express were welcomed back into the Tata group in January 2022.

Air India is navigating through a major five-year transformation roadmap under the aegis of Vihaan.AI, with an ambition to become a world class airline with an Indian heart. The first phase of this transformation, the taxi phase was recently concluded, and focused on fixing the basics.

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