Emirates starts one more daily flight to Mumbai
Dubai, Oct 29: Emirates Airlines has launched an additional daily flight to Mumbai from today taking the weekly service to 28 flights.
The airline has been steadily building up its presence in India owing to booming demand for air travel triggered by the country's growing economy.
Emirates commercial operations West Asia and Indian Ocean Vice-President Salem Obaidalla said in a statement, ''The growth of Emirates services to and from Mumbai has been market-driven.'' ''The fourth daily flight will improve connectivity between the two commerce and trade hubs, and provide travellers with more flexible options.'' Emirates currently operates 92 flights per week to eight Indian cities - Mumbai, Delhi, Chennai, Hyderabad, Kochi, Thiruvananthapuram, Kolkata and Bangalore.