THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: Air India (AI) will operate three more weekly flights between Thiruvananthapuram and Dammam from May 28.

The airline will use A-310 aircraft and to increase the frequency of flights in the sector to four, according to a press release issued here on Wednesday.

The A-310 can fly 184 passengers, including 20 in the business class. The service (AI-915) will fly out of Thiruvananthapuram on Tuesday and Friday at 9.20 a.m. to reach Dammam at 11.30 a.m. local time. The flight AI-916 will leave Dammam at 11.20 p.m. local time on Monday and Thursday to reach Thiruvananthapuram at 6.50 a.m. on Tuesday and Friday respectively.

On Wednesday and Saturday, the AI 915 flight will depart Thiruvananthapuram at 9 a.m. to reach Dammam at 11.10 a.m. The Dammam-Thiruvananthapuram AI-916 flight will depart at 12.30 a.m. on Wednesday and Saturday to reach here at 8 a.m.

The existing Thiruvananthapuram-Dammam AI-915 service on Wednesday will continue to fly out of Thiruvananthapuram at 4.45 a.m. till May 28, the release said.

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