Emirates to ramp up India operations

Emirates to ramp up India operations
PTI
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First Published: Tue, Jul 03 2007. 07 59 PM IST
Updated: Tue, Jul 03 2007. 07 59 PM IST
New Delhi: Dubai-based airliner Emirates on 3 July said it will ramp up operations from India to various locations in the Gulf to 85 weekly flights from 71 at present.
The company would increase the number of flights from Mumbai to 21 from the present 19 and operate on the routes connecting Mumbai through a Boeing 777 aircraft, it said in a statement here.
It would increase the number of flights operating from Chennai to 11 from the present eight a week by August 1. Besides, it would introduce three new flights on the Cochin route to take the total number to 10 a week by August.
From 28 October, the company would add three flights on Hyderabad-Dubai route to take the total number to 11a week.
“India is expanding links with the GCC and forging ahead with joint, multi-billion dollar projects in tourism, commerce and infrastructure. Emirates is well-poised to support India’s growth with its efficient, reliable and increased air links,” Emirates Senior Vice President Commercial Operations West Asia Nabil Sultan said.
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