With the introduction of its second flight on Kozhikode-Dubai sector today, Air India Express has doubled its capacity.
The inaugural flight IX 345 departed from Kozhikode today at 09.10 hrs with 182 passengers on board, a release from the airline said.
In addition, Air India Express flight IX 343 will operate to Dubai as per the existing schedule, departing from Kozhikode at 23.00 hrs.
Air India Express has also introduced a direct, daily flight on the Kozhikode- Doha- Kozhikode sector.
IX 373 will depart Kozhikode at 11.45 hrs and reach Doha at 13.25.
In the return direction, IX 374, will depart Doha at 14.20 hrs and arrive in Kozhikode at 21.10 hrs.
The first direct daily flight in this sector has departed Kozhikode at 11.45 hrs with 177 passengers, it said.
The airline offers cost effective travel from 13 destinations in the country to 13 destinations in the Middle East and South East Asia, the release added.