Air India is all set to begin its services between Uttarakhand’s capital, Dehradun and Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh from September 28.
This development was confirmed by Chief Minister Trivendra Singh Rawat. He said, “I am happy to share the news that @airindiain is connecting Dehradun to Varanasi via Mum-Ded-Vns flight starting 28/9/2019. This is an important milestone in our bid to connect Uttarakhand to cities along with Ganga Ji by air and I thank AI Chairman Ashwini Lohani jee for this.”
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The new route announced by Air India will provide better connectivity to pilgrims in Varanasi in UP and Haridwar and Rishikesh in the hill state.
Capt Deep Shrivastava, Aviation Advisor, Uttarakhand government said, “the service will be operational on Wednesday and Saturday every week till October 26.”
Here is the official tweet: