Air India is all set to start its daily flight to Kullu in Himachal Pradesh from Chandigarh international airport from March 27 (summer schedule). The flight will take off from Delhi, which will stop at Chandigarh Airport for 40 minutes before proceeding to the Bhuntar Airport (near Kullu). This will be first flight to Kullu from Chandigarh and a one-way ticket will cost Rs 4,500. The flight time will be 45 minutes.
“Tentatively, the flight will start in morning from Delhi and will reach Chandigarh airport at 9.30am. From Kullu, it will start at 11.30am. We hope to get a good response,” said an Air India official. The final timings will be announced in a day or two, he added.
In addition to this, the city is set to be connected to several new destinations. There will be a direct, thrice a week, flight to Bangkok in the first week of May with introductory round-trip fare of Rs 5,000. Air India is also planning to start a direct flight to Singapore.
■ Arrival at Chandigarh airport from Delhi 9.30am
■ Stoppage time 40 minutes
■ Departure for Kullu airport 10.10am
■ Arrival at Kullu airport 10.55am
■ Departure from Kullu 11.30am
■Arrival at Chandigarh 12.15pm