Mangalore, Aug 25: Further to the report published on daijiworld regarding resumption of Mangalore – Kuwait flight, based on information provided by Mangalore south MLA J R Lobo, Air India officials have now confirmed the news that it will reintroduce the link between Mangalore and Kuwait three times a week effective October 27, 2014, that is from the start of the winter schedule. The route of the flight will be Mangalore – Bahrain – Kuwait – Mangalore.
The flight from Mangalore to Kuwait has been planned to be operated on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays, departing from Mangalore at 7.30 am and reaching Kuwait via Bahrain at 11.15 am (local time).
In the return direction, the flight from Kuwait to Mangalore will operate non-stop, taking off from Kuwait at 12.15 pm local time and arriving in Mangalore at 19.25 hours local time.
It may be recalled that MLA J R Lobo had met union minister of state for civil aviation along with state minister Roshan Baig recently urging resumption of the flight. Various Kuwait-based associations, MLC Ivan D’Souza, NRE organisations have also raised voice for resuming this flight.