National air carrier Air India on Saturday announced introduction of services in the Chennai-Coimbatore sector from May 18.

An Airbus A319 aircraft would be operated on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays, a release from the airlines here said.

The introduction of the flight during summer would not only cater to the passengers bound for Coimbatore but also to hill resort town of Udhagamandalam, the release added.