Air India to start Mumbai - Colombo flights

17 Apr 2019 by Business Traveller India
Air India to start Mumbai- Colombo flights

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 Schedule:

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.

Aneri Shroff

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