Special Correspondent

TIRUCHI: Air India Express has launched six additional flights a week to Singapore from Tiruchi.

The budget airline is already operating three flights a week each in the Tiruchi-Singapore and Tiruchi-Dubai sectors.

Tiruchi Airport Director S. Sreekumar flagged off the first additional Singapore-Tiruchi-Chennai-Singapore flight here on Monday.

With this, the total number of Air India Express flights in the Tiruchi-Singapore sector will go up to nine.

While three flights are being added to Singapore with the deployment of another Boeing 737-800, the existing Singapore-Tiruchi flights will be operated to Singapore on three other week days.

With the additional flights, Tiruchi will boast of air services to Singapore six days a week, except Sunday.

The additional flights will be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays (two flights to Singapore from here on these days).