Air India is set to launch new international flights, connecting Mumbai with Colombo with a non-stop direct flight. Further strengthening its international services, the national carrier also announced the recommencement of its Delhi-Madrid service.
The new flight service is scheduled to start from May 1, 2019.
Air India tweeted:
Flights on the Mumbai-Colombo route will be operated five times a week — Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday.
|Flight no||Departure||Arrival||Time of Departure||Time of Arrival||Frequency
|AI 275||Mumbai||Colombo||2300||0130 (+ 1)||Monday-Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday, Saturday|
|AI 276||Colombo||Mumbai||0230||0455||Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday|
SpiceJet too has announced direct flights between Mumbai and Colombo, expected to start from May end.
Interestingly, until a few months ago, Jet Airways was the only Indian airline to operate direct flights the Mumbai-Colombo route. However, the airline has now suspended all international flights. airindia.in