Now you can fly daily on the Mumbai-Kalaburagi-Mumbai sector with Alliance Air effective March 25, 2021.
The wholly owned subsidiary of Air India will now operate daily direct flights from Mumbai to Kalaburagi and back by deploying its 70 seater aircraft to connect these cities. The airline is already connecting Kalaburagi and Bengaluru with daily flights.
This new Alliance Air flight to and from Mumbai will make Kalaburagi connected to yet another metro destination with multiple options for further connectivity such as Bhavnagar and Diu. Flight 9I 665 will take off from Mumbai at 7.20 a.m. and arrive in Kalaburagi at 9 a.m Flight 9I 666 will take off at 9.25 a.m. from Kalaburagi and arrive in Mumbai at 10.55 a.m.
Kalaburagi is known as a sufi city famous for religious places like Khwaja Banda Nawaz Dargah, Sharana Basaveshwara Temple, Ladle Mashak and Buddha Vihar. It also has a famous fort built during Bahmani rule. The city has many domes like Hafth Gumbad (seven domes together) and Shor Gumbad.
Alliance Air: Operating 452 Flights a Week
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Meanwhile, in what could be the first instance of its kind in India, four passengers of Alliance Air were booked on arrival at Delhi airport for not wearing a mask on the flight. Moneycontrol reported that the passengers were flying from Jammu to the national Capital on March 16.
Confirming the development, an airline spokesperson said, “Passenger safety is topmost priority. This adherence is for their own, fellow passengers and their families safety. The airline caters to passengers in all age group from very young to very old. The airline briefs passengers at every touchpoint, makes regular in-flight announcements.
“However on constant request, when the passengers did not adhere to the laid down guidelines and could have endangered other fellow passengers, we apprised the concerned authorities,” the spokesperson said.
The incident comes even as there has been a spike in COVID-19 positive cases in India, which some states, including Maharashtra, imposing restrictions on movements in some cities.