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Ayodhya-Delhi Air India Express Flight Takes Off Post Ayodhya International Airport Inauguration

After the inauguration of Maharishi Valmiki International Airport Ayodhya Dham by Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Air India Express flight IX 1769 departed from Ayodhya to Delhi at 17:23 hours, yesterday. Ayodhya now stands as the 45th destination within the Air India Express network and marks the airline’s third station in Uttar Pradesh, following Lucknow and Varanasi.

To mark the occasion, Aloke Singh, Managing Director of Air India Express, presented the inaugural flight’s first boarding pass to guests at the Ayodhya airport.

Speaking on the occasion, Singh, said, “We are proud to connect Ayodhya directly to three metropolitan cities – Delhi, Bengaluru and Kolkata – at the very onset of operations from the airport. Given that these cities are major hubs on our network, they will provide pilgrims and tourists from Northern, Southern and Eastern parts of India with convenient one-stop itineraries to reach Ayodhya.”

Air India Express services from Ayodhya to Delhi will be available daily and tri-weekly to Bengaluru and Kolkata. Bookings can be made through the app and website, as well as other major booking platforms.

Air India Express operates both international and domestic services from the state of Uttar Pradesh. With a weekly schedule of 21 flights, the airline connects the sacred city of Varanasi to Bengaluru and Sharjah. Air India Express offers 60 weekly flights from Lucknow, connecting the capital city to Dubai and prominent Indian cities Delhi, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Bengaluru, and Pune.

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